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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 | tamsyn@practicalfarmers.org BEDFORD, Iowa — [...]

August 3, 2017 


This week, On-Farm is back on the road and we visited the farm of Russ Wischover – Windswept Acres – right on the Missouri border in south west Iowa. Several years ago, Russ retired from his job as a herdsman at the University of Illinois’s swine research farm and bought a farm near Bedford. Since […]

July 21, 2017 


Who are the decision-makers on your farm? How well do you communicate with them? What is the biggest challenge you face on your farm? What is the root cause of that problem? Is there an issue causing a “log jam” to your farm’s success? How much profit are you planning to make on your farm? […]

March 1, 2017 


Practical Farmers of Iowa is pleased to bring Holistic Management International to Iowa for two-day workshop: Advanced Financial Planning for Fruit and Vegetable Farms. The workshop will be held February 10-11, 2017. DESCRIPTION: This two-day, Holistic Management International (HMI) workshop will focus on whole farm financial planning for experienced fruit and vegetable farmers. This course […]

November 17, 2016 


Below, PFI member Jon Bakehouse shares his recent experiences with Holistic Management, thinking differently and putting those new, different thoughts into practice. It has taken me a long time to put Holistic Management to work on our farm, but after taking a distance learning course through Holistic Management International I finally feel like I am […]

November 2, 2015 


Graziers: Register for Planned Grazing Holistic Management Course – March 21-22, in Houston, Minn.For Release: March 12, 2014 Download PDF (131 KB) View Fullscreen

March 12, 2014