April 16, 2021
Equipping farmers to build resilient farms and communities.
The spring magazine is at the printer's and will be in members' mailboxes shortly.
Featured on the cover are Michael and Darla Eeten, who grow fruits and vegetables near Everly and Boyden, Iowa.
They shared a story live
during our 2021 virtual annual conference in January.
The digital version of the magazine will be available soon. In the meantime,
catch up on previous magazine issues.
New research reports from PFI's Cooperators' Program:
"Terminating Cereal Rye After Seeding Soybeans (Or Not!)"
"Effect of Planting Green on Corn Seedling Disease, Stalk Rot and Yield"
"Evaluating Broccoli Bed Preparation Methods for Soil Compaction"
"High Tunnel Tomato Pruning"
13 on-farm jobs available through Labor4Learning
Are you looking to get paid, on-the-job training with experienced farmers in Iowa?
The Labor4Learning program is designed for beginning farmers seeking employment and additional training in farm management and production skills.
Trainer farms are now hiring!
Take a look at the list of farms seeking employees.
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IN THE NEWS
Members in the News
Maren and Tom Beard
of Decorah, Iowa, were featured in
How George Floyd's death changed a small Iowa town
PFI in the News
next generation coordinator for PFI, was featured on
YourFortDodge.com and KWMT:
Practical Farmers of Iowa – Labor4Learning Program
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