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CSIF Partners with Iowa State Fair’s ‘Avenue of Breeds’ | 27-Jul-2016

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 27, 2016 – In celebration of Iowa’s diverse livestock industry, th..

CSIF Hosts First-of-its-Kind Workshop in Northeast Iowa | 18-Jul-2016

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 18, 2016 –The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers recently hosted a..

CSIF Tips of the Month - July 2016 | 15-Jul-2016

Third Annual 'Farming is a Family Affair" Photo Contest Announced In celebration of Iowa’s..

Meier Family Hosts Cattle Building Open House | 11-Jul-2016

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 11, 2016 – Farmers interested in learning about the benefits of ra..

CSIF Launches Third Annual "Farming is a Family Affair" Photo Contest | 01-Jul-2016

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 1, 2016 – Iowa is home to over 88,637 farms, 97.5 percent of which ..

Photo Contest Guidelines - 2016 | 01-Jul-2016

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers will be sponsoring their third annual “Farming is a Fami..

Green family to receive Good Farm Neighbor Award | 16-Jun-2016

West Des Moines, Iowa – June 16, 2016 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) commends..

CSIF Tips of the Month - June 2016 | 15-Jun-2016

5 Things You Should Know About CSIF Whether you’re a current farmer, an aspiring farmer or ..

Metzger family to receive Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award | 15-Jun-2016

West Des Moines, Iowa – June 15, 2016 –The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) commends t..

‘Manure: Your Fertilizer Source Workshop’ Slated for July 6 | 07-Jun-2016

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 7, 2016 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hostin..

Top 7 Things I Learned Working for the Coalition | 07-Jun-2016

Five and a half years ago, I had the opportunity to join the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers..

5 Things You Should Know About the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers | 01-Jun-2016

By: Haley Banwart, CSIF Intern Whether you’re a current farmer, an aspiring farmer..

Manure Stockpiling Reminders | 13-May-2016

As planting progresses across the state, the window to apply manure to crop ground is rapidly cl..

Intern Update: Another Summer, Another Opportunity | 10-May-2016

By: Haley Banwart, CSIF Intern Opportunity came knocking at my door when I was invited to i..

​Iowa Youth Optimistic About Ag Careers, Including Farming | 05-May-2016

(/news/FFA Survey Infographic - 2016.jpg)May 5, 2016 – West Des Moines – Despite the recent dow..

Green Farmstead Partner Program Expands Network of Landscapers | 11-Apr-2016

West Des Moines, IA – April 11, 2016 – Over 66,000 trees have been planted on Iowa livestock far..

​Being a Successful Farmer Means Being a Good Neighbor | 08-Apr-2016

Raising livestock and poultry takes time, money and attention to detail. It also requires farmer..

CSIF Tips of the Month - April 2016 | 08-Apr-2016

Growing the Green Farmstead Partner Program’s Network of Landscapers We’re excited to anno..

Vinton Landscaper Joins Green Farmstead Partner program | 29-Mar-2016

West Des Moines, Iowa – March 29, 2016 – Arbor Care LLC of Vinton has been designated a particip..

Murray Landscaper Joins Green Farmstead Partner program | 28-Mar-2016

West Des Moines, Iowa – March 29, 2016 – Ag Property Services of Murray has been designated a pa..