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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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Montgomery County Family Preserves Pasture and Traditions with Support from CSIF

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 7, 2017 – Too many wet and muddy spring calving seasons on pasture motivated John McCarthy to explore the idea of calving under roof. In 2014, he contacted the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) for siting assistance with a monoslope calving barn; he wanted to ensure that the...

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John McCarthy Family to Host Calving Barn Open House

Event to Highlight Environmental Safeguards and Animal Care  WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – May 22, 2017 – Farmers interested in learning about the benefits of calving under roof are invited to attend an open house at the John McCarthy family farm, tour their new monoslope calving barn and enjoy a complimentary lunch on Thursday, June...

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Ryan Brothers Host Cattle Building Open House

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – August 1, 2016 – Farmers interested in learning about the benefits of raising cattle under roof are invited to attend an open house at the Pat, Mike and John Ryan family farm, to tour their new cattle building and enjoy a complimentary dinner on Tuesday, August 23 from 4:00 –...

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Meier Family Hosts Cattle Building Open House

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 11, 2016 – Farmers interested in learning about the benefits of raising cattle under roof are invited to attend an open house at the Curtis Meier farm on Tuesday, August 2 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. The Meier family farm is located at 2175 180th Street, Clarinda, Iowa. The...

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Building a Future

Two hundred-seventy friends, neighbors and curious onlookers gathered at Farson Livestock, LLC, Monday, November 23, for a chance to view the farm’s new swine production facility. The open house was hosted by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers. Industry personnel were on hand to provide information on Farson Livestock’s two buildings, each designed to hold...

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Farson Livestock, LLC Hosts New Hog Barn Open House

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – November 10, 2015 – Families, neighbors and community members are invited to tour Farson Livestock LLC’s new hog barn, enjoy a complimentary lunch and visit with members of the Sterling and Vandehaar families to learn more about how they raise livestock, use technology to care for them and safeguard the...

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Brandt and Stacy Ferry Host Cattle Building Open House

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – November 4, 2015 – Farmers interested in learning about the benefits of raising cattle under roof are invited to attend an open house at the Brandt and Stacy Ferry family farm, tour their new cattle building and enjoy a complimentary lunch on Friday, November 20 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00...

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Ben and Whitney Hein Host Cattle Building Open House

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – August 26, 2015 – Farmers interested in learning about the benefits of raising cattle under roof are invited to attend an open house at the Ben and Whitney Hein farm on Wednesday, September 9 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. The Hein farm is located at 11989 Richland Road, Monticello, Iowa....

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