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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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Top 10 Farming for the Future Considerations

During periods of low profit margins, it can be easy to get caught up with the current conditions of the market and overlook the preventative measures needed to ensure future profitability on the farm. Business and financial planning experts at the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers recent Farming for the Future Conference highlighted the key...

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CSIF Conference to Focus on Managing Risk on Your Farm

Industry experts to provide strategies to improve profitability WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – December 15, 2016 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting its twelfth annual Farming for the Future Conference January 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Quality Inn and Suites in Ames. This year’s conference, themed “Managing...

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Conference to Feature Experts to Bring the Next Generation Back to the Farm

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – December 21, 2015 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting its eleventh annual Farming for the Future Conference January 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Quality Inn and Suites in Ames. This year’s conference, themed “Bringing the Next Generation Back to the Farm,” has...

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‘Farming for the Future’ Expert Videos Available for Download

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – February 23, 2015 – Livestock farmers who missed the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers’ (CSIF) successful Farming for the Future conference in January can now view the various segments via video at www.supportfarmers.com/video. Each segment includes experts who can help Iowa’s livestock and poultry farmers manage changes to their farms....

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Conference to Feature Experts to Help Livestock Farmers Grow Responsibly

Livestock experts share innovative ways to mitigate risk on the farm WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – January 6, 2015 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting its tenth annual Farming for the Future Conference January 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Quality Inn and Suites in Ames. This year’s...

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‘Farming for the Future’ Expert Videos Available for Download

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – February 24, 2014 – Livestock farmers who missed the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers’ (CSIF) successful “Farming for the Future” conference in January can now view the various segments via video at www.supportfarmers.com/video. Each segment includes experts who can help Iowa’s livestock and poultry farmers manage changes to their farms....

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CSIF Conference to Help Iowa Farm Families Grow Successfully

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – December 16, 2013 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting its ninth annual Farming for the Future conference to help livestock farm families grow existing farms, better manage risk, and look at the financial feasibility of raising livestock today. The conference will be held January 16 from...

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Just Released: Calving Under Roof Videos

In the last year, there has been significant interest in growing Iowa’s cow herd. But with less and less pasture ground available, how can Iowa’s cow numbers grow? And how can farmers better cope with the obstacles Mother Nature throws their way? One option many farmers are turning to is calving under roof. With the...

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