Red Fern Farm

Welcome to our Website

Posts or Writings from the farm can be found by clicking on the “Writing from Red Fern Farm” on the left. The “Helpful Information” button above can lead you to a wealth of information.  We are also proud of all the items you can now purchase with a few clicks of your keyboard.  Let us know of any problems you spot.

Our you-pick season is about to start/starting depending on your favorite fruit/nut. See details at You-Pick at Red Fern Farm 2018.

We will be having a field class on September 5th with Practical Farmers of Iowa. See details at our September 5th Field Class post.

Red Fern Farm is a family owned nursery and farm, located in southeast Iowa, run and owned by Tom Wahl and Kathy Dice. It is the site of ongoing research on a variety of tree crops and forest farming systems. We raise and sell container grown tree seedlings and medicinal planting roots well suited for the Midwest.

We offer a variety of trees and advice on their planting and care. We would be happy to answer your questions. Pleae check out the information available on this website. To visit our nursery, research project, or to pick up trees, please call ahead to schedule an appointment.

One of our goals is to promote sustainable agriculture. We are pretty passionate about the role of trees in this. Tom has lectured about his study and the use of tree crops. If you are interested in using him for a speaker, give us a call.

You can contact us at :

13882 I Ave
Wapello, IA 52653

Tom Wahl and Kathy Dice Red Fern Farm Iowa