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The research by Practical Farmers and ISU is filling a critical gap in small-grains knowledge

November 13, 2017 


Toward our on-going effort to facilitate discussions about profitability of diversified fruit and vegetable farms, the Year 2 Report of the Whole Farm Financial Project is now available. Twelve farmers contributed their profit-loss statements and balance sheets to Practical Farmers of Iowa for this report, and work on the next edition of the report (FY2015 and 2016) […]

April 27, 2017 


11 fruit and vegetable farms provided
a profit-loss statement and simple balance
sheet from FY 2013.
• Five of the 11 farms are meeting their
personal expectations for profitability.
• Six of the 11 farms plan to someday
earn 100% of their household income
from the farm.
• Farming experience ranged from 3 to
20 years.
• No two farm financial strategies or
situations are the same. This report
serves as a starting point for profitability
conversations, and for farmers
to compare their own numbers with
their peers

September 24, 2015 


Increase Your Farm’s Profitability, Attend September 13 Field Day and Corn Breeders ShowcaseFor Release: August 31, 2011 Download PDF (374 KB) View Fullscreen

August 31, 2011