Siting New Livestock Facilities, Interpreting Regulations

Confidential services that help farmers understand the rules that apply to their farm. Read more

Putting Down Roots on Your Livestock Farm

Tree plantings can control snow, improve relationships with neighbors and much more! Read More

Developing Relationships with Neighbors

Learn how to develop a neighbor relations plan for your farm. Read More

The Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers (CSIF) was established in 2004 by farmers for farmers to help those that raise livestock successfully and responsibly manage changes to their livestock farms.  CSIF does this by helping farmers navigate the maze of state and federal regulations, providing a building site analysis, consulting on safeguarding the environment and enhancing neighbor relations.

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Benton County Cattlemen Presented with Good Farm Neighbor Award24-Apr-2017

In 2011, Seth Newton became the sixth generation to return to his family farm near Luzerne, Iowa..

Washington County Family Recognized as Good Farm Neighbors21-Apr-2017

Conservation is an important part of Tom and Tammy Vittetoe’s multi-generation crop and livestoc..

Calving Under Roof Event Highlights Key Management Considerations for Cow-Calf Producers06-Apr-2017

Shrinking pasture availability has led many cow-calf producers across the Midwest to consider ca..

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