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.


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..

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 ..

CSIF Photo Contest Guidelines | 04-Aug-2014

To commemorate a decade of service to Iowa farm families, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s ..

Young Farmer Hosts New Hog Barn Open House | 15-Jul-2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 15, 2014 – It’s no secret that farming is a tough..

Hoefler Family to Receive July Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award | 14-Jul-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – July 14, 2014 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmer..

Summit Livestock Facilities Renews Investment in CSIF | 09-Jul-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – July 9, 2014 – Summit Livestock Facilities (http://www.summi..

Claeys Family Hosts Cattle Building Open House | 24-Jun-2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – June 24, 2014 – Farmers interested in learning about the ben..

Currie Family to Receive June Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award | 23-Jun-2014

West Des Moines, Iowa – June 23, 2014 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmer..

CSIF Tips of the Month - June 2014 | 18-Jun-2014

Rules and Regulations Highlights Dot Your I’s and Cross Your T’s: Always Check S..

Alliant Energy Renews $10,000 Investment in the Coalition | 16-Jun-2014

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – June 16, 2014 – Alliant Energy (http://www.alliantenergy.com..

June Turkey Month Tribute | 09-Jun-2014

By: Adelai Swanson, CSIF Intern WEST DES MOINES, Iowa - June 9, 2014 - Turkey Lovers Month s..