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Working together, always learning!
Working together, always learning!

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Farmer Kate Edwards at Wild Woods Farm is in her second year as a beginning farmer. Hear how Kate got started farming, meet other beginning farmers in Eastern Iowa, and learn about the recently appointed Johnson County Food Policy Council. http://bit.ly/NezCyf
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"I have never bought crop insurance since we started to farm," says Dick Thompson, veteran Practical Farmer, in this interview. Click through for video. #ag #farming
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We're excited to be at the Farm Progress Show Tuesday through Thursday this week! Find our booth using this handy app: http://ow.ly/dh63j #farmprogress   #fpshow
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Field day tomorrow! Tour four Taylor county farms and learn about #covercrops .
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Going to the Farm Progress Show in Boone Aug 28-30? They've got an app, interactive map, webcam, and other tech to keep you connected. #farmprogress   #fpshow   #covercrops   #iowa  

Practical Farmers will be there, too, with freebies to give out and live cover crops! Enter to win a 50 lb bag of cover crop seed!
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PFI member +Gumtree Microfarms is on G+ -- Any other members? Iowans? Farmers? #iowa   #sustainableagriculture   #farming  
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Visit an organic farm in east central Iowa, where Nick and Steve Wallace have a crop rotation of pasture, annual forages and grain. Hear about the different forages, both grazed and harvested, that they use throughout the year on their farm for consistent good cattle gains on grass only.
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