Practical Farmers of Iowa is working to build resilient farms and communities by diversifying the state’s agriculture landscape.
The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust secures affordable land for farmers so they can grow food sustainably for generations to come.
Climate change brings heavy rainfall and flooding to key farm states in the Midwestern U.S. causing price spikes globally and a reminder that in a globalized food system the impacts are felt far beyond the farm.
National farm organizations to gather on March 30 in Storm Lake, Iowa, to call for a Farmers Bill of Rights and policy to thwart further consolidation in the food system.
The pending Monstanto-Bayer merger will increasingly limit farmers choices while increasing the price of required agricultural inputs. Congressional candidate Austin Frerick is out to right this wrong, restore competition within the market, and save family farms.