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.
Celebrating Earth Day as Stewards of the Land | 22-Apr-2015
By: Haley Banwart, CSIF Communications Intern “We do not inherit the land from our fore..
West Des Moines, Iowa – April 14, 2015 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) commends..
Farmers Build Neighbor Support for Hog Barn Expansion | 05-Mar-2015
Reprinted with permission of the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman By Bethany Baratta Eric an..
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – February 23, 2015 – Livestock farmers who missed the Coalition to Suppor..
CSIF Tips of the Month - February 2015 | 13-Feb-2015
Rules and Regs Highlight DNR Records: Make Sure Your Farm’s Information Is Correct DNR..
Check Permits, Records Before Livestock Inspections | 02-Feb-2015
Reprinted with permision of the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman By: Bethany Baratta As the ..
As aquaculture makes a splash in Iowa, it’s important for producers to focus on neighbor relatio..
For anyone entering a new industry like Iowa aquaculture, the opportunities are great, but it’s ..
FCSAmerica Supports Farmers through Investment in CSIF | 08-Jan-2015
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – January 8, 2015 - Farm Credit Services of America (https://www.fcsameri..
Aquaculture 101: What Every Producer Needs to Know | 06-Jan-2015
Feel like the waters for aquaculture farming in Iowa are uncharted? Iowa State University Extens..
Livestock experts share innovative ways to mitigate risk on the farm WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – Jan..
CSIF Tips of the Month - January 2015 | 05-Jan-2015
Rules and Regs Highlight Manure Applicator Certification: What You Need To Know State ..
When Mark Nelson looked at his old, empty sow unit a few years ago, he began brainstorming creat..
The opportunity to diversify and create a new income stream is hooking farmers on aquaculture. ..
CSIF Tips of the Month - December 2014 | 04-Dec-2014
Rules and Regs Highlight Precautions Needed with Manure Application Even though the c..
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – December 1, 2014 – Iowa’s 88,637 family farms continue to be a key drive..
West Des Moines, Iowa – November 21, 2014 – Iowa livestock farmers who missed the Coalition to S..
Souder Family Hosts New Hog Barn Open House | 20-Nov-2014
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – November 20, 2014 – Families, neighbors and community members are invite..
EPA to Inspect More Dairy Farms: What You Need to Know | 06-Nov-2014
We have learned EPA will be taking a harder look at Iowa dairy farms. I sat down with the Coalit..
Story County Celebration of Farming | 30-Oct-2014
By: Adelai Swanson, CSIF Communications Intern Hundreds of friends, neighbors and community ..