Paul Ackley raises corn, soybeans, small grains, cattle and sheep on his farm near Bedford in southwest Iowa. Paul and his late wife Nancy were honored with the Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2021 Sustainable Agriculture Achievement Award. The Ackley’s have served as sustainable agriculture leaders for decades, modeling thoughtful soil stewardship and regenerative farming practices, and serving as inspiration and mentors to countless farmers over the years.
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