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This week on the show, we have Jamie Hostetler of Rolling Meadows. Jamie farms with his family near Bellevue in eastern Iowa, where they raise 100% grass-fed beef and sell Red Devon cattle for seed stock. In 2010, shortly after moving to the area, they seeded row crop ground down to pasture and have been […]

August 25, 2017 

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Field day will explore goat grazing from pasture to market – Aug. 17, WalkerFor Release: August 3, 2017 Download PDF (103 kB) Cheryl Hopkins Goats at Frog Hollow Farm Goats at Frog Hollow Farm Contacts: Cheryl and Mike Hopkins | Frog Hollow Farm | (319) 721-0269| [email protected] Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | [...]

August 3, 2017 

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Field day will explore grazing heritage cattle, sheep on converted crop ground and prairie – Aug. 21, BedfordFor Release: August 3, 2017 Download PDF (106 kB) Contacts: Russ Wischover | Windswept Acres | (712) 438-0126 Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [email protected] BEDFORD, Iowa — [...]

 

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This week, On-Farm traveled to Lost Lake Farm, the farm of Kevin and Ranae Dietzel, to talk to Kevin while he made mozzarella cheese and cheese curds. Lost Lake Farm is a small, grass-fed cow dairy that produces artisanal cheese in an on-farm cheesery. The Dietzels operate the farm with low capital and a small […]

August 2, 2017 

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This week on the show, we talk with Phil Specht of Pearlmaker Holsteins. He’s been running a grass-based, rotationally grazed dairy in the hills of Clayton County since the 1970s, and conservation has always been important to him. On the show, we range from the practical to the esoteric – talking with Phil about the politics of conservation, grazing management, Facebook poetry, ways of knowing and much more.

June 9, 2017 

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Objective: To monitor pasture production before and after implementation of a rotational grazing management system.

June 28, 2016 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

Northeast Iowa Pasture Walk Will Explore Rotational Grazing Challenges, May 23, near GiardFor Release: May 14, 2012 Download PDF (133 kB) View Fullscreen

May 14, 2012 

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Audubon Farmer Hosts Field Day on Fencing Techniques for Rotational Grazing, July 9For Release: June 23, 2011 Download PDF (327 kB) View Fullscreen

June 23, 2011 

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PFI Announces Bird Conservation and Rotational Grazing Field DayFor Release: June 17, 2010 Download PDF (239 kB) View Fullscreen

June 17, 2010 

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