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Mystery Eggs

Why do long holiday weekends go by so fast? Probably because I try and cram so much into them. And did I ever cram this weekend. 1,541 more words


Exploring Janie's Farm

On Friday, a few of us had the opportunity to attend a field day at Janie’s Farm Organics, hosted by the Harold and Sandy Wilken family of Danforth, Illinois. 806 more words

Fun In The Field

Chatting with Sarah Carlson

In the latest Conservation Chat podcast, Jacqueline Comito sits down to talk cover crops with Midwest Cover Crop Coordinator and Practical Farmers of Iowa agronomist Sarah Carlson. 101 more words

Keith Berns, Green Cover Seeds, Bladen, Nebraska - 22nd June 2015

So my second visit was to Keith Berns. Keith farms with his brother and between them have twelve children and already some grandchildren. So he has lots of mouths to feed. 301 more words


June 2015 Webinar: Cover Crop Research Update

Check out the ILF June Webinar featuring Sarah Carlson, Midwest Cover Crops Research Coordinator at Practical Farmers of Iowa.

Sarah provides a great update to ongoing cover crop research in Iowa including: variety and mixtures trials, planting date trials into seed corn acres, and results from years 5-6 of the joint ILF/PFI long-term rye cover crop project.  171 more words

In the Field With the Iroquois White Corn Project

On June 11th, the day after a rare tornado touched down just a few miles away, about a dozen farmers participated in a unique field day to learn about the history of… 667 more words

Staff Afield