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Practical Farmers of Iowa

Practical Farmers of Iowa

Photo by Derek, Lena and Mike

Practical Farmers of Iowa

Location: Steve Cassabaum's Farm, Near Nevada, IA
Featuring: Steve Cassabaum

Iowa farmers were facing economic instability, thinning rural communities, and rising concern about agriculture’s environmental impact, so they started Practical Farmers of Iowa.

“PFI is an extended family of like-minded people ... a very diverse group of people that has a tremendous amount of knowledge and education through on-farm research.”
- Bruce Carney, Carney Family Farms, Maxwell, IA

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