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Good Farm Neighbor Award Nominations Open

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – July 18, 2022 – Do you know an Iowa livestock farmer who takes pride in doing things right, including caring for the environment, their livestock and being a good neighbor? The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF), in partnership with WHO and WMT radio’s “The Big Show” and the Iowa...

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Secretary Naig to Honor Bates Family with Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Row crop, cattle and turkey farmers from Washington County to be recognized for outstanding leadership in agriculture

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CSIF to Host Calving Under Roof Open House

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 10, 2022 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is hosting a “Calving Under Roof Open House” at the Laura and Aaron Cunningham farm on June 23 near Nora Springs to provide livestock farmers an opportunity to tour an existing calving barn and see first-hand how farm families are...

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Secretary Naig Honors Moser Family with Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Pork producers and row crop farmers from Lyon County recognized for outstanding leadership in agriculture

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Secretary Naig Honors Andrew Kaldenberg with Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Poultry producer and environmental steward from Adair County recognized for outstanding leadership in agriculture

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Coalition Welcomes Plendl as 2022 Communications Intern

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – May 17, 2022 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is excited to welcome Janie Plendl to the team as their 2022 communication intern. Plendl will help advance CSIF’s mission of supporting farmers as they raise livestock responsibly and successfully through assisting with content creation, event planning, and maintaining...

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Brecht Joins Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers

Hope Brecht has been named Communications Specialist for the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF).

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CSIF Survey Shows Iowa Agriculture A Bright Spot For Young Iowans

A survey conducted by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) at the 94th Iowa FFA Leadership Conference found that 70 percent of students would like to farm in the future. Of the 258 members who completed the survey, more than 70 percent live and/or work on a farm.

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CSIF Event Highlights Calving Barns as Alternative to Pasture

Livestock farmers from across the state gathered to learn more about transitioning to cattle under roof at the 16th annual Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) Farming for the Future Conference at the Clarke County Fairgrounds near Osceola, Iowa, on March 2.

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Secretary Naig Honors Dwight Dial with Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to Dwight Dial, a pork and lamb producer and row crop farmer in Calhoun County, on Thursday, March 31 at the Lake City Community Memorial Building.

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