Practical Farmers of Iowa

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Practical Farmers of Iowa (also known as PFI or Practical Farmers) is a non-profit farmer organization supporting agricultural producers in Iowa, and around the central United States. PFI's mission is to advance profitable, ecologically sound, and community-enhancing approaches to agriculture through farmer-led investigation and information sharing.

Practical Farmers of Iowa is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. For fiscal year 2012, Practical Farmers had an operating budget of approximately $1.1 million.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Practical Farmers of Iowa was founded in 1985 by Larry Kallem and Richard Thompson.[citation needed]