Ag News

Every community in Iowa depends on agriculture for jobs and economic vitality. However, the importance of crop and livestock farming to an area’s economic well-being is even more pronounced in the state’s rural areas. If you have farm news and information you would like to submit to this website, please contact the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers at 1-800-932-2436.


CSIF Tips of the Month: April 2014 | 17-Apr-2014

Iowa Agriculture Poised for Positive Growth The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (C..

Marty and Michael Burken to receive April Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award | 16-Apr-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – April 16, 2014 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farme..

Howard County Farm Family Sees Value in Trees | 14-Apr-2014

Jason Ludwig was spending a lot of time in the winter moving snow at his hog sites and decided h..

CSIF Tips of the Month: March 2014 | 17-Mar-2014

Rules and Regs Highlight Spring Manure Application Tips As the snow melts and this winte..

Terry Gleaves to receive March Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award | 04-Mar-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – March 4, 2014 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmer..

'Farming for the Future' Expert Videos Available for Download | 24-Feb-2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – February 24, 2014 – Livestock farmers who missed the Coaliti..

Akron Landscaper Joins Green Farmstead Partner Program | 07-Feb-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – February 7, 2014 — DeBoer Tree Farm of Akron has been design..

Mark Hollingsworth to Receive February Good Farm Neighbor Award | 07-Feb-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – February 7, 2014 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Far..

CSIF Tips of the Month: February 2014 | 04-Feb-2014

Rules and Regs Highlight Inspection Update Spring is coming (believe it or not), and is ..

Series of Workshops Address Livestock Issues, Inspections | 03-Feb-2014

The Iowa Farm Bureau is hosting a series of informational workshops entitled "Iowa Livestock: Ma..

Creston Workshop to Help Farmers Prepare for Inspections | 31-Jan-2014

West Des Moines, IA - January 31, 2013 – Farmers concerned about inspections of livestock ..

Iowa Farmer Today Publications Invests In CSIF | 06-Jan-2014

DES MOINES – January 6, 2014 – Iowa Farmer Today Publications, a company focused on ..

CSIF Tips of the Month: January 2014 | 03-Jan-2014

Rules and Regs Highlight Winter Feeding Areas Areas where cattle are wintered on corn st..

CSIF Conference to Help Iowa Farm Families Grow Successfully | 16-Dec-2013

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – December 16, 2013 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Fa..

Richards named December Good Farm Neighbor Award Recipients | 09-Dec-2013

West Des Moines, Iowa – December 9, 2013 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Far..

CSIF Tips of the Month: December 2013 | 02-Dec-2013

Archived Webinar Explaining DNR Inspections Available Online An archived version of the Coal..

FCSAmerica supports farmers through investment in CSIF | 02-Dec-2013

DES MOINES, Iowa – December 2, 2013 - Farm Credit Services of America (https://www.fcsamer..

2013 Breaks CSIF Record | 27-Nov-2013

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) has been busy this year providing assistanc..

“Growing Your Livestock Farm” Workshop Offered Dec. 6 | 26-Nov-2013

West Des Moines, Iowa – November 26, 2013 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Fa..

Raasch family hosts new hog barn open house | 19-Nov-2013

Event to Highlight New Environmental Safeguards, Economics and Technology WEST DES MOINES, I..