About Us

Practical Farmers of Iowa is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1985 with a mission of equipping farmers to build resilient farms and communities.

Practical Farmers of Iowa is a member-led organization representing a diversity of farmers. Farmers in our network raise corn and soybeans, hay, livestock large and small, horticultural crops from fruits and vegetables to cut flowers and herbs, and more. Our members have conventional and organic systems; employ diverse management practices; run operations of all sizes; and come from a range of backgrounds. Practical Farmers’ vision is of an Iowa with healthy soil, healthy food, clean air, clean water, resilient farms and vibrant communities.

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Practical Farmers of Iowa
1615 Golden Aspen Dr. Suite 101
Ames, IA 50010

(515) 232-5661