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Conner Allender is a young, enthusiastic poultry farmer from Jefferson, Iowa. Conner got her start working with neighbor Tom Wind to pasture poultry on his crop ground, a win-win for soil health.

This blog covers the content shared by Daniel Olson , a seventh-generation dairy farmer from Wisconsin who is also a researcher and forage specialist working with innovative dairies across the United States.

Dig into the blog for more details on summer annual forage species, matching your goals to the right summer annual forage and best harvest techniques for each.
This farminar was designed to equip farmers with clear and simple steps towards making bulk meat sales, such as quarters, halves, and mixed-cut bundles.

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Check out our full slate of 2020 field days. Details and registration are now available.

Missed a virtual field day that you wanted to attend? There are a few ways to watch recordings:

Hosted by: Rob & Tammy Faux
July 20 | 12:30-1:05 p.m.

Hosted by: Susan Young
July 20 | 2-2:30 p.m.

Alojado por: Wilber De La Rosa
23 de Julio | 12:15-1 p.m.

Hosted by: Ryan Schmidt
July 24 | 4-4:30 p.m.
July 20: Virtual Field Day - Cover Crops & Vegetables
12:30-1:05 p.m. | Online

July 20: Virtual Field Day - Laying Hens
2-2:30 p.m. | Online

July 22: Webinar - Conservation Agronomy
Noon-1 p.m. | Online

23 de Julio: Día de Campo Virtual - Producción Avícola
12:15-1 p.m. | En línea

July 24: Virtual Field Day - Native Plants
4-4:30 p.m. | Online
July 27: Virtual Field Day - Goat Paddocks
2-2:30 p.m. | Online

July 28: Virtual Field Day - Cherry Tomatoes
12:30-1:05 p.m. | Online

July 28: Virtual Field Day - Oxbow Habitat
5-5:30 p.m. | Online

July 31: Virtual Field Day - Conservation on Rented Ground
3-4 p.m. | Online
Members in the News
Lisa-Schulte Moore of Ames; Steve Bruere (of People's Company); and Sarah Carlson of Pleasant Hill were featured on NPR Morning Edition: Absentee Landlords Interfere With Farmers Protecting Water, Soil

Hannah Bernhardt, Jason Misik and their son Harvey of Finlayson, MN, were featured in AgWeek: Pine County farmer creates blueprint for spotting and fighting for your own lane

Hannah was also featured in:

Mary Swalla Holmes of Polk City was featured in Morning Ag Clips: Beauty of Conservation Photo Contest winners
PFI in the News
PFI's livestock program manager, Meghan Filbert, was featured on KWMT: Meghan Filbert – Practical Farmers of Iowa – Economic and Soil Health Impact of Grazing Cover Crops
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