Iowa was once a nationwide leader in small grain production, especially oats, but many farm families haven’t grown them for a generation. Now that more and more members have become interested in growing small grains, Practical Farmers of Iowa’s staff and members have been busy compiling information about how to plant, harvest, store, and sell small grains.
During the winter of 2015-2016, Practical Farmers of Iowa hosted a series of Farminars about small grains featuring farmers and experts from across the state. View them here:
Winter 2014-2015 Series:
Over the years, Practical Farmers have held sessions on Small grains at our annual conference:
On Jan. 21-22, Practical Farmers of Iowa put on the “Growing Good Small Grains” short course prior to the annual conference. Speaker presentations from the course can be found here:
For more information about on-farm research or cover crops programming, contact: Stefan Gailans at firstname.lastname@example.org.