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.
Reprinted with permission of the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman By Dirck Steimel A recent ..
CSIF Tips of the Month - February 2016 | 03-Feb-2016
Young Farmer Financing and Business Planning Resources Bringing the Next Generation Back to..
Livestock Provides Opportunities for Beginning Farmers | 02-Feb-2016
Beginning or expanding a farming operation takes money. For the young farmer, finding th..
Coming Back to the Family Farm | 01-Feb-2016
Bringing the Next Generation Back to the Farm was the theme of the day as more than 200 beginnin..
Iowa Farmer Today Publications Invests In the Coalition | 01-Feb-2016
(http://www.iowafarmertoday.com/)WEST DES MOINES – February 1, 2016 – Iowa Farmer Today Public..
(https://www.fcsamerica.com/)DES MOINES, Iowa – January 14, 2016 – Farm Credit Services of Ame..
CSIF Tips of the Month - January 2016 | 13-Jan-2016
Happy New Year! Here at the Coalition, 2016 is off to a fast and furious start. The Coalit..
CSIF Tips of the Month - December 2015 | 22-Dec-2015
Livestock Helping Young People Get Started Farming During the month of November, the Coalit..
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – December 21, 2015 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is ho..
Manure Applicator Training Begins Jan. 5 | 18-Dec-2015
Iowa manure applicators, confinement and commercial, should plan now to complete training t..
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – December 2, 2015 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) invite..
Building a Future | 01-Dec-2015
Two hundred-seventy friends, neighbors and curious onlookers gathered at Farson Livestock, LLC, ..
Simplifying Beef Production | 30-Nov-2015
The day was cold and blustery, but the cattle inside the gable-roofed barn at the Brandt and Sta..
CSIF Tips of the Month - November 2015 | 10-Nov-2015
2015: A Year of Opportunity, Challenges in Livestock Industry The Coalition to Support Iowa..
Farson Livestock, LLC Hosts New Hog Barn Open House | 10-Nov-2015
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – November 10, 2015 – Families, neighbors and community members are invite..
Brandt and Stacy Ferry Host Cattle Building Open House | 04-Nov-2015
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – November 4, 2015 – Farmers interested in learning about the benefits of ..
The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) has been busy this year providing assistance to l..
Meier family to receive Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award | 26-Oct-2015
West Des Moines, Iowa – October 26, 2015 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) commen..
New Online Options for Certified Manure Applicators | 22-Oct-2015
New online options make training and fee payment easier than ever for more than 4,500 certified ..
CSIF Tips of the Month - October 2015 | 08-Oct-2015
Looking Back at September Growth by Design Before starting construction in May 2015, ..