Items Tagged with 'Practical Farmers of Iowa'

ARTICLES

Cereal-rye-covered-in-snow.jpg
Cover Crops

Seeding a Cereal Rye Cover Crop Every Month of the Year

No-tiller’s informal trial of seeding a rye cover crop every month of the year teaches lessons about rye’s resilience
Wade Dooley has done plenty of official experiments with the Iowa Soybean Association, Practical Farmers of Iowa and other groups that conduct research and development in agriculture. But when the Marshall County, Iowa, grower decided to try seeding rye every single month, there was nothing official about it.
Read More
NTF THIS WEEK LOGO.png
Best of the Web

No-Till Highlights: Aug. 10, 2023

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. The Best of the Web series is brought to you by Direct Enterprises.
Read More
NTF THIS WEEK LOGO.png
Best of the Web

No-Till Highlights: Feb. 9, 2023

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. The Best of the Web series is brought to you by Totally Tubular.
Read More
NTF THIS WEEK LOGO.png
Best of the Web

No-Till Highlights: Jan. 19, 2023

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. The Best of the Web series is brought to you by Totally Tubular.
Read More
NTF THIS WEEK LOGO.png
Best of the Web

No-Till Highlights: Nov. 17, 2022

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. “No-Till Farmer's Best of the Web" is brought to you by TOTAL ACRE.
Read More
Kelly-Blair-A.J.s-father-speaks-with-PFI-members-Larry-and-Ruth-Neppl.-The-Neppls-have-been-PFI-members-since-1988-knew-A.J.-as-a-boy-and-are-renting-some-land-to-Kellie-and-A.J..jpg
Landowner Perspective

A Landowner's Responsibility

All of society has an interest in the land used for our food production and recreation, and therefore the owners and renters have a responsibility to treat it in the best possible manner.
For over thirty years I managed farms in northwest and northcentral Iowa for absentee farm owners whom I worked closely with to make soil and water conservation an important part of our farm plans. I convinced my farm operators to stop moldboard plowing, move to chisel plows and eventually leave soybean stubble untilled in the fall.
Read More
rainbow-crowns-part-of-Ruth-Rabinowitzs-Iowa-farm.jpg

Women Landowners Arm for Conservation Push

Growing number of women landowners seek role in land operational decisions, helped by federally funded outreach programs.

Ruth Rabinowitz had a problem.
The long-time professional wedding photographer inherited hundreds of acres of fertile farmland in Iowa and South Dakota from her deceased father, David Rabinowitz, a Great Depression-era doctor, who invested heavily in Iowa farmland between 1978 and the mid 1990s.


Read More

Top Articles

Current Issue

NTF_April_2024_Cover.jpg

No-Till Farmer

Get full access NOW to the most comprehensive, powerful and easy-to-use online resource for no-tillage practices. Just one good idea will pay for your subscription hundreds of times over.

Subscribe Now

View More

Must Read Free Eguides

Download these helpful knowledge building tools

View More
Top Directory Listings