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Land-Based Aquaculture Gaining Momentum in Midwest, Attracting IA Farmers | 17-Nov-2017

The forecast for global seafood demand suggests Iowa’s fish and shrimp farmers can expect substa..

Farm Credit Services of America Supports Livestock Through Investment in the Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers | 09-Nov-2017

November 9, 2017 – West Des Moines, Iowa – Farm Credit Services of America(FCSAmerica), a compa..

Suspicious Activity Observed Around Livestock Buildings | 02-Nov-2017

CSIF Urges Farmers to be Vigilant As if the summer drought and reduced crop yields haven’t ..

Iowa Livestock Insider - October 2017 | 30-Oct-2017

Aquaculture Conference Slated for November 14 Get your feet wet exploring one of Iowa's emer..

Iowa Steel Masters Invests in CSIF, Emphasizes Support for Livestock Industry | 25-Oct-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – October 25, 2017 – Iowa Steel Masters, a family owned custom steel roll ..

Aquaculture Conference Slated for November 14 | 02-Oct-2017

Experts to share opportunities and strategies for entering into fish and shrimp farming WES..

CSIF Seeks 2018 Communications Intern | 20-Sep-2017

Each year, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) encourages students to take an active ..

Iowa Livestock Insider - August 2017 | 31-Aug-2017

CSIF Launches Iowa Livestock Insider The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers recently laun..

CSIF Launches Iowa Livestock Insider | 24-Aug-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – August 24, 2017 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) announc..

Five Things I Learned Interning with the Coalition | 16-Aug-2017

By Emma Wilson, CSIF Communications Intern From traveling across the state of Iowa, writin..

Meeting Iowa’s Farm Families | 04-Aug-2017

By Emma Wilson, CSIF Communications Intern Growing up in a large family, I along with my br..

Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers Partners with Iowa State Fair’s ‘Avenue of Breeds’ | 31-Jul-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 31, 2017 – In celebration of Iowa’s diverse livestock industry, the..

CSIF News Briefs - July 2017 | 31-Jul-2017

Montgomery County Family Preserves Pasture and Traditions with Support from CSIF Too man..

Polk County Cattlemen Invest in Iowa Agriculture | 27-Jul-2017

West Des Moines, Iowa – July 27, 2017 – The Polk County Cattlemen, an affiliate of the Iowa Ca..

Montgomery County Family Preserves Pasture and Traditions with Support from CSIF | 07-Jul-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 7, 2017 – Too many wet and muddy spring calving seasons on pasture ..

CSIF News Briefs - June 2017 | 30-Jun-2017

Livestock Farming Appeals to Iowa Youth The future of agriculture depends on the involvemen..

CSIF Sponsoring Fourth Annual “Farming is a Family Affair” Photo Contest | 30-Jun-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – June 30, 2017 – To celebrate Iowa’s livestock farm families, the Coaliti..

Photo Contest Guidelines - 2017 | 30-Jun-2017

Photo Contest Guidelines-2017 ANNOUNCEMENT: The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers wil..

Journey of Exploration in Iowa Agriculture | 29-Jun-2017

By Emma Wilson, CSIF Communications Intern My first year at Iowa State I majored in Agricult..

CSIF Workshop Highlights Value of Planting Trees on Livestock Farms | 28-Jun-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – June 28, 2017 – Since 2009, more than 66,000 trees have been planted on ..