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Good Farm Neighbor Award Nominations Open

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabby Glenister, gglenister@supportfarmers.com, 515.225.5526 WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – November 30, 2018 – Do you know farmers who go above and beyond to be good environmental stewards? The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF), in partnership with WHO radio and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, encourages...

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Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers Launches New Website

  The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) announced today the launch of its new website — www.supportfarmers.com. The site is full of new content featuring livestock information, program updates, farm families CSIF has worked with and easy, user-friendly navigation. “Our new website is specifically designed to help Iowa livestock farmers successfully and responsibly manage...

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Carlson Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – September 12, 2018 – Jim and Jennifer Carlson and family were honored with the 139thWergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Heartland Bank in Gowrie, Iowa. Over 100 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance to show support and appreciation for the family....

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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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Good Farm Neighbor Award Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Good Farm Neighbor Award Celebrates 15 Years of Recognizing Iowa Livestock Farmers

Contact: Brian Waddingham, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, 800-932-2436, bwaddingham@supportfarmers.com; Bob Quinn, WHO Radio, 515-245-8847, bobquinn@iheartmedia.com; Dustin VandeHoef, 515-281-3375, dustin.vandehoef@iowaagriculture.gov WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – August 8, 2018 – The efforts of Iowa livestock farmers to be good neighbors and stewards of the land and water continues to be celebrated on the 15th anniversary of the...

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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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Folsom Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 22, 2018 – Jason and Gene Folsom and family were honored with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at the Calhoun County Expo Center. Nearly 80 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance to show support and appreciation for the family. Division...

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CSIF Sponsoring Fifth Annual “Farming is a Family Affair” Photo Contest

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 20, 2018 – To celebrate Iowa’s livestock farm families, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is holding their fifth annual “Farming is a Family Affair” photo contest. This year the contest will focus on the livestock farming industry to promote CSIF’s mission to assist Iowa’s farm families in...

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Plowman Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 8, 2018 – Rick and Lisa Plowman and family were honored with the 136th Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at their farm in Douds, Iowa. Over 160 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance to show support and appreciation for the family....

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Iowa Farmer Today Publications Invests in the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers

Iowa Farmer Today Publications, a company focused on providing timely agricultural news and information to Iowa’s farmers, affirms its support of Iowa agriculture through an investment in the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF). The in-kind financial contribution made by Iowa Farmer Today Publications will assist CSIF in its efforts to provide direct assistance to...

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