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.
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..
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 ..
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..
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..