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Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers Hosts Cattle Barn Open House

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – August 16, 2018 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) partnered with Alan and Sara Mohr of Marengo to host an open house celebrating their new 999 head cattle barn on August 3rd. Friends and family, farmers and community members, and legislatures and supervisors were all in attendance to...

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Mohr Family Hosts Cattle Barn Open House

Event to Highlight Environmental Safeguards and Animal Care   WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 16, 2018 – Farmers interested in learning about the benefits of raising cattle under roof are invited to attend an open house at the Mohr family farm to tour Alan and Sara Mohr’s new cattle building on Friday, August 3...

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Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers Partners with Iowa State Fair’s ‘Avenue of Breeds’

Contact: Brian Waddingham, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, 800-932-2436, bwaddingham@supportfarmers.com In celebration of Iowa’s diverse livestock industry, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is proudly sponsoring the “Avenue of Breeds” at the Iowa State Fair for the eighth year in a row. The 2018 Iowa State Fair runs August 9 – 19 and the...

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Rob and Char Brenneman and Family From Washington County Named Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winners

For Immediate Release Contact: Dustin Vande Hoef Tuesday, May 1, 2018 515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell) ROB AND CHAR BRENNEMAN AND FAMILY FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY NAMED WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNERS Award to be presented May 4 at the Brenneman’s farm in rural Washington DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced...

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Glick Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – April 12, 2018 – Rob and Amy Glick and family were honored with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Friday, March 23rd, at the Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton, Iowa. Over 100 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the...

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Jolene and Kirk Pisel From Humboldt County Named Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winners

Contact: Dustin Vande Hoef 515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell) JOLENE AND KIRK PISEL FROM HUMBOLDT COUNTY NAMED WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNERS Award to be presented April 11 at the Gilmore City Cafe DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced that Jolene and Kirk Pisel who own and operate JoKir’s Wild...

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Crowd gathers at annual Farming for the Future Conference
More Than 100 Farmers Gain Insight into Strengthening Their Operations at Farming for the Future Conference

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers’ (CSIF) annual Farming for the Future Conference took place on January 17, 2018, in Ames, Iowa. Agriculture enthusiasts from across Iowa convened in Ames to learn from a dynamic line-up of speakers and industry professionals. Bruce Vincent, a third-generation logger from Libby, Mont., served as the keynote speaker for...

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Crowd gathers at annual Farming for the Future Conference
CSIF Conference to Focus on Managing Risk on Your Farm

Industry experts to provide financing strategies for livestock farmers WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – December 6, 2017 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting its thirteenth annual Farming for the Future Conference January 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.at the Quality Inn and Suites in Ames. This year’s conference, themed “Financing...

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Aquaculture Conference Slated for November 14

Experts to share opportunities and strategies for entering into fish and shrimp farming WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – October 2, 2017 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting the 2017 Aquaculture Conference on November 14 to provide farmers information about Iowa’s newest emerging livestock industry. The event, co-sponsored by Iowa State University...

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Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers Partners with Iowa State Fair’s ‘Avenue of Breeds’

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 31, 2017 – In celebration of Iowa’s diverse livestock industry, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is proudly sponsoring the “Avenue of Breeds” at the Iowa State Fair for the seventh year in a row. The 2017 Iowa State Fair runs August 10 – 20 and the Avenue...

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