Practical Farmers recognizes its member leaders who take an active role in the organization and the larger sustainable agriculture community.

Leadership in Practical Farmers of Iowa takes many forms: from hosting a field day to leading an annual conference session, conducting on-farm research to publishing an op-ed in a local newspaper.

Outreach Leaders

Practical Farmers’ Outreach Leaders are spokespeople for farming that protects the land, builds community and brings a new generation back to the farm.

Award Recipients

Practical Farmers gives out three awards to members: the Sustainable Agriculture Achievement Award, the Master Researcher Award, and the Farmland Owner Award.