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Beginning farmers boosted by Savings Incentive Program – Apply by Oct. 10For Release: October 3, 2018 Contacts: Greg Padget | Next Generation Director | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | greg@practicalfarmers.org Steve Carlson| Next Generation Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | steve@practicalfarmers.org AMES, Iowa – Practical Farmers of Iowa’s [...]

October 3, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Kelly Clime of Hoof Beet Farm started her venture of farming 2016 by purchasing a 3.5-acre farm near Dallas Center. Kelly has a unique diversely integrated farm with chickens, turkeys, vegetables, and an apiary. All of which is draft powered by her Quarter Horse/Shetland pony. All the different pieces of the farm have a significant […]

September 26, 2018 

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Kalona Creamery field day and tour will highlight value-added dairy production – Oct. 5 near KalonaFor Release: September 13, 2018 Contacts: Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org KALONA, Iowa — Practical Farmers of Iowa and Kalona Creamery will host a field day and creamery [...]

September 13, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Field day will explore regenerative grazing practices – Sept. 22 near Grant City, MOFor Release: September 6, 2018 Contacts: Andy Welch | Welch Family Farms | (660) 541-3675 | welchfarms81@gmail.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org GRANT CITY, Missouri — Rotational and regenerative grazing [...]

September 6, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Field day will explore production, marketing of cut flowers and produce – Sept. 16 near Van HorneFor Release: August 31, 2018 Contacts: Ann or Eric Franzenburg | Pheasant Run Farm | (319) 228-8758 | eafran@netins.net | pheasantrunfarmiowa.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org VAN [...]

August 31, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Field day will focus on practical, hands-on livestock care – Sept. 14, near Sac CityFor Release: August 30, 2018 Contacts: Julie and Ryan Wheelock | Wheelock Farm | (712) 830-2402 | juliebwheelock@gmail.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org SAC CITY, Iowa —For livestock producers, [...]

August 30, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Field day will explore grass-fed beef production and marketing – Sept. 8, near ExiraFor Release: August 24, 2018 Contacts: Dave and Meg Schmidt | (319) 530-9999 | dave@troublesomecreekcattle.com | troublesomecreekcattle.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org EXIRA, Iowa — Converting row crop acres back [...]

August 24, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Red Fern Farm field day will highlight how to grow profitable tree crops – Sept. 5, near WapelloFor Release: August 22, 2018 Contacts: Kathy Dice and Tom Wahl | Red Fern Farm | (319) 729-5905 | kathy@redfernfarm.com | redfernfarm.com Tamsyn Jones | Outreach & Publications Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | [...]

August 22, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Beginning farmers invited to apply to the Savings Incentive ProgramFor Release: August 15, 2018 Contacts: Greg Padget | Next Generation Director | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | greg@practicalfarmers.org Steve Carlson | Next Generation Coordinator | Practical Farmers of Iowa | (515) 232-5661 | steve@practicalfarmers.org AMES, Iowa – Practical Farmers of Iowa is [...]

August 15, 2018 

NEWS RELEASE

Savings Incentive Program Application Thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Savings Incentive Program Class of 2020! Practical Farmers of Iowa's Savings Incentive Program is a two-year program designed to guide and support beginning farmers to the next level of their farming goals. The program helps to: build valuable farmer-mentor and peer [...]

August 14, 2018 

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