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.


Assessing Iowa Aquaculture’s Opportunities and Challenges | 18-Dec-2014

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..

New Study Shows Iowa Agriculture Even Stronger Driver of State Economy | 01-Dec-2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – December 1, 2014 – Iowa’s 88,637 family farms continue to be a key drive..

Interested in Iowa Aquaculture? CSIF Offers Online ‘How-to’ Video | 21-Nov-2014

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 ..

CSIF Aids NE Iowa Family’s Plan for New Cattle Barn | 28-Oct-2014

By: Bethany Baratta, Iowa Farm Bureau Reprinted with permission from the Iowa Farm Bureau Sp..

Tjelmeland Family Hosts New Hog Barn Open House | 22-Oct-2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – October 22, 2014 – Families, neighbors and community members..

Cook Family Hosts Cattle Building Open House | 07-Oct-2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – October 7, 2014 – Farmers interested in learning about the b..

CSIF Tips of the Month - October 2014 | 07-Oct-2014

Rules and Regs Highlight Iowa DNR Issues Report on Livestock Farm Inspections It’..

Wesslings Named National Environmental Steward | 03-Oct-2014

The Pork Checkoff, along with its cosponsor, National Hog Farmer magazine, has named the recipie..

October Pork Month Tribute | 01-Oct-2014

By: Adelai Swanson, CSIF Intern October is more than just a month filled with carving pumpki..

Vinton Tree Nursery Joins Green Farmstead Partner Program | 30-Sep-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – September 30, 2014 — Frazier Nursery has been designated a p..

CSIF Offers 2015 Summer Internship | 15-Sep-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – September 15, 2014 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s F..

#IowaFarmFam Photo Contest Winner Announced | 02-Sep-2014

To commemorate the organization’s 10th Anniversary, CSIF hosted a “Farming is a Fami..

CSIF Tips of the Month - September 2014 | 02-Sep-2014

Rules and Regs Highlight Talk to Neighbors like a Pro In today’s lawsuit-happy wo..

CJ Farms Hosts Cattle Building Open House | 29-Aug-2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – August 29, 2014 – Farmers interested in learning about the b..

CSIF Tips of the Month - August 2014 | 05-Aug-2014

Rules and Regs Highlight Preparing to Pass an Inspection As fall approaches, make sure ..

CSIF Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Photo Contest | 04-Aug-2014

Contact: Adelai Swanson, CSIF Communications Intern 800-932-2436 aswanson@supportfarmers.com ..