Blogs Tagged Master Farmer

  1. Master Farmer Spirit Is In The Air

    The class of 2014 features Phyllis and Roy Bardole from Rippey; Brian and Cindy Kemp from Sibley; Ann and Marlyn Jorgensen from Garrison; and Gene and Marita Rouse from Huxley.

    03/19/2014

  2. It's Master Farmer Season

    Farm Progress publications have been honoring the 'cream of the crop' since the 1920s.

    03/11/2014

  3. In Search Of An Original Ohio Master Farmer

    The first Master Farmer winners were awarded gold medallions. Today’s winners get bronze plaques.

    02/05/2014

  4. Five Things Farmers Said

    Day 20 of 30 Days: Farmers say the darnedest things, and sometimes they change your entire way of thinking. There may even be a bonus #6 today!

    11/20/2013

  5. Take Time to Appreciate the Good Things About Farming

    Some still prefer a simpler time than today’s hectic pace.

    10/14/2013

  6. He Was Growing Cover Crops Before Covers Were Cool

    Iowa lost one of its pioneers in sustainable agriculture, Dick Thompson, co-founder of Practical Farmers of Iowa, who died Aug. 17 at age 81.

    08/27/2013

  7. What Innovation Is On Your Wish List?

    Self-loading pigs and automatic rock pickers on tillage equipment are what these master farmers dream about.

    07/29/2013

  8. Ode to the Fair Board Member

    A lot of people work hard for precious little thanks during fair season. Here's a tip of the hat to the fair board member.

    07/23/2013

  9. What's the Payback on Precision Ag Technology?

    Brian Watkins has seen a terrific ROI with precision ag tech on his farm. He's got the data to back it up.

    07/16/2013

  10. Fair Season is Here Already!

    The summer is flying by and county fairs are well underway.

    07/01/2013