Doing Things Right Commentary

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers provides timely commentaries that feature Iowa livestock farm families that are "doing things right" on the farm. 


Benton County Cattlemen Presented with Good Farm Neighbor Award | 24-Apr-2017

In 2011, Seth Newton became the sixth generation to return to his family farm near Luzerne, Iowa..

Washington County Family Recognized as Good Farm Neighbors | 21-Apr-2017

Conservation is an important part of Tom and Tammy Vittetoe’s multi-generation crop and livestoc..

Mahaska County Family Presented with Good Farm Neighbor Award | 05-Apr-2017

Chester Whites have been a fixture of the Albertson farm near Fremont, Iowa, since the 1930s. So..

Warren County Family Recognized as Good Farm Neighbors | 03-Mar-2017

When Kurt and Cynthia Moffitt returned to Warren County in 2006, they became the sixth generatio..

Swanson Family of Montgomery County Presented with Good Farm Neighbor Award | 03-Feb-2017

For brothers Kirk, Kent and Kevin Swanson, building relationships with their neighbors is as imp..

Story County Pork Producer Recognized with Good Farm Neighbor Award | 20-Oct-2016

Dave Struthers, Story County pork producer and past president of the Iowa Pork Producers Associa..

Wayne County Pork Producer Recognized as Good Farm Neighbor | 26-Sep-2016

For Paul Alexander, being a good neighbor also means being a good steward of the land. That’s wh..

Metzger Family of Lyon County Presented with Good Farm Neighbor Award | 30-Jun-2016

For several generations, the Metzger family, of Lyon County, has demonstrated their commitment t..

Green Family of Dickinson County Presented with Good Farm Neighbor Award | 22-Jun-2016

Over 40 friends and neighbors gathered at the Milford Community Center on Monday to recognize th..

Wiley Family of Benton County Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award | 01-Apr-2016

The Wiley family of Benton County was recognized last week as recipients of the Gary Wergin Good..

Burmahl family from Jackson County Good Farm Neighbor Award recipients | 16-Feb-2016

The Burmahl family of Baldwin was recognized last week as recipients of the ‘Gary Wergin Good Fa..

Meier Family of Page County Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award | 29-Oct-2015

The Meier family of Page County was recognized this week as recipients of the Gary Wergin Good F..

Hunerdosse Family of Warren County Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award | 23-Sep-2015

The Hunerdosse family of Warren County was recognized Tuesday as recipients of the Gary Wergin G..

​Fox Family of Mitchell County Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award | 14-Aug-2015

The Fox family of Mitchell County was recognized Tuesday as recipients of the Gary Wergin Good F..

​Paustian Family of Scott County Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award | 06-Aug-2015

The Paustian family of Scott County was recognized Monday as recipients of the Gary Wergin Good ..

​O'Connell Family of Delaware County Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award | 19-Jun-2015

The O'Connell family of Delaware county was recognized this week as recipients of the Gary Wergi..

​Award Recognizes Livestock Farmers Who Take Pride in Doing Things Right | 30-Apr-2015

Farming brings great things to Iowa: jobs, more dollars to Iowa’s economy, and leadership that p..

Davis Family of Wayne County Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award | 20-Apr-2015

The Davis family of Wayne County was recognized last week as recipients of the Gary Wergin Good ..

​Wall Family of Iowa City Good Farm Neighbor Award Recipients | 03-Feb-2015

The Wall family (https://www.facebook.com/supportfarmers/photos/pb.103554113045507.-2207520000.1..

Hoefler Family of New Vienna Good Farm Neighbor Award Recipients | 24-Jul-2014

The Hoefler family of New Vienna was recognized last week as recipients of the ‘Gary Wergi..