Thinking Outside the Box: At Nees Family Farm, health concerns led to organic and eventually profitability

by Tom Parker In 2015, David Nees earned the Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award for Sac County, Iowa. It was a big deal. Besides being recognized for his ability to creatively use modern equipment efficiently in an organic operation, for his decades-long focus on developing healthy soils, and for serving as a [...]

Thinking Outside the Box: At Nees Family Farm, health concerns led to organic and eventually profitability2018-11-15T15:53:08-06:00

Think Outside the Box: IOWA BUS TOUR

It's a great time to explore options with agriculture! The ‘Thinking Outside the Box’ farm tour series spotlights farms doing things differently. Whether it’s reducing inputs and focusing on soil health in row crops; bringing diversification back to the farm; or exploring marketing opportunities that add value and allow the farmer to enhance market returns [...]

Think Outside the Box: IOWA BUS TOUR2018-07-13T23:40:10-06:00