Latest News — Neighbor Relations

Starting Out Right – The Tjelmelands of Story County

Lucas and Krista Tjelmeland are exactly the kind of young farmers Iowa, and agriculture, needs and wants to attract. At age 28, Lucas is the fifth generation of Tjelmelands to farm in Story County. The tradition comes with a strong background in livestock and land stewardship practices. Like many of today’s young producers, farming is all Lucas ever really wanted to do.

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Doing it Right for 15 Years

Contact:  Brian Waddingham, Executive Director Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers 515.225.5531 / WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – April 4, 2019 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) celebrates its 15th anniversary this year; marking a decade and a half of helping Iowa successfully and responsibly grow its livestock industry. Farming practices have changed,...

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Neighbor relations vital for livestock success

By: Bethany Pint, Iowa Farm Bureau Posted with permission of the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman Communicating with neighbors and consumers is important, and farmers are responsible for sending the right message to these groups of people by what they say and what they do on the farm. Brian Waddingham, executive director of the Coalition to...

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