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.


CSIF News Briefs - February 2017 | 21-Feb-2017

Swanson Family of Montgomery County Presented with Good Farm Neighbor Award The Swanson br..

CSIF Symposium to Focus on Calving Under Roof | 06-Feb-2017

Industry experts share insight into environmental benefits, economics, cattle health and reducin..

CSIF News Briefs - January 2017 | 31-Jan-2017

Tight Margins Fuel Farmers' Risk Management Decisions If history is any guide..

Top 10 Farming for the Future Considerations | 30-Jan-2017

During periods of low profit margins, it can be easy to get caught up with the current condition..

Tight Margins Fuel Farmers' Risk Management Decisions | 27-Jan-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – January 27, 2017 – If history is any guide of agriculture's economic cyc..

Accu-Steel Fabric Covered Buildings Invests in the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers | 13-Jan-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – January 13, 2017 - Accu-Steel Fabric Covered Buildings, a leading manufa..

CSIF Announces Call for Good Farm Neighbor Award Nominations | 09-Jan-2017

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – January 9, 2017 –The Wergin Good Farm Neighbor award recognizes Iowa liv..

12 Reasons to Call the Coalition | 02-Jan-2017

Since 2004, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) has assisted over 3,720 Iowa farm fam..

CSIF News Briefs - December 2016 | 26-Dec-2016

Five Tips for Understanding Manure Management Farmers wear many hats, and when it comes to ..

CSIF Conference to Focus on Managing Risk on Your Farm | 15-Dec-2016

Industry experts to provide strategies to improve profitability WEST DES MOINES, IO..

Big Gain, Inc. Invests in CSIF | 14-Dec-2016

Big Gain, Inc. affirms its support of Iowa agriculture through an investment in the Coalition to..

Land-Based Aquaculture: Hurdles and Business Planning Practices | 12-Dec-2016

Increasing global demand for seafood has prompted many Iowa farmers to explore land-based aquacu..

Five Tips for Understanding Manure Management | 08-Dec-2016

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – December 8, 2016 – Farmers facing tight markets can impact their profita..

Farmers Reel in Business Opportunities at CSIF Aquaculture Conference | 01-Dec-2016

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – December 1, 2016 – The emerging aquaculture industry offers big market o..

CSIF News Briefs - November 2016 | 30-Nov-2016

Farmers Reel in Business Opportunities at CSIF Aquaculture Conference The high quality reso..

Preparing for an EPA or DNR Inspection: Part III | 28-Nov-2016

Iowa’s livestock farmers are subject to inspections by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)..

Preparing for an EPA or DNR Inspection: Part II | 21-Nov-2016

Iowa’s livestock farmers are subject to inspections by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)..

Farm Credit Services of America Supports Farmers Through Investment in Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers | 15-Nov-2016

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – November 15, 2016 - Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a comp..

Preparing for an EPA or DNR Inspection: Part I | 14-Nov-2016

Iowa’s livestock farmers are subject to inspections by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)..

CSIF Launches Calving Under Roof Videos | 10-Nov-2016

Industry experts share insight into economics, cattle health and reducing feed costs WEST D..