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Iowa Livestock Insider // Summer 2021

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Taylor’s Take

By Taylor Lekin, 2021 CSIF Communications Intern As the CSIF intern, I spent the summer traveling across the state of Iowa meeting with agriculturalists from a variety of different backgrounds. Whether it be at a trade show, a Good Farm Neighbor Award event or the shooting of a promotional video, the people I have met...

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Farmer Finds New Passion in Trees

Rembrandt farmer works with CSIF to grow his tree dreams Trent Hatlen grew up with hogs. His parents raised them. He raised them. Then, in 2010, with a weak swine market and aging facilities, he reluctantly decided to get out of the hog business. He kept farming corn and beans, worked sheep with a cousin,...

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Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers on State of Soy

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Eric Weber Receives the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Secretary Naig awards Audubon County family for leadership in agriculture DES MOINES, Iowa (July 1, 2021) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to Audubon County farmer, Eric Weber, and his family today at the Audubon Recreation Center in Audubon, Iowa. “I want to congratulate the Weber family for...

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Secretary Naig Honors John and Joan Maxwell with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Owners of Cinnamon Ridge Farms recognized for advocacy and conservation practices DES MOINES, Iowa (June 29, 2021) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig has presented the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to the John and Joan Maxwell family, owners of Cinnamon Ridge Farms in Donahue, Iowa. “I want to congratulate the Maxwell family on...

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Farmers tap CSIF program for tree replacement after derecho

On August 10 of last year, Mark Flamme and his son stood in their machine shed doorway and watched a massive storm, known as a derecho, flatten nearly everything in sight. As trees from the grove went flying by, they pondered making a run for the safety of the nearby house basement. There was a...

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Iowa Livestock Insider // Spring 2021

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Iowa Livestock Insider // Winter 2021

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Iowa Livestock Insider // Fall 2020

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