Kathy Dice of Wapello, Iowa, is a tree farmer and business owner. Kathy and her
husband Tom Wahl own Red Fern Farm, and for 25 years have specialized in
perennial fruit and nut production. Kathy and Tom promote sustainable agriculture
and believe that trees are an integral part of the ecosystem.
Kathy graduated from ISU with honors and has worked for the Iowa Department of
Natural Resources, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Louisa County
She is a Louisa county soil commissioner and the winner of the 2015 Practical
Farmers of Iowa Sustainable Agriculture Achievement Award.
Kathy was elected as SILT’s first board treasurer in January, 2015, and in that
capacity serves on the board’s executive committee.