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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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Remembering Kent

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) community was deeply saddened on July 22 of this year by the death of Senior Field Coordinator Kent Mowrer. His death left a big hole in CSIF and in Iowa agriculture. “He was a true farmer at heart,” says livestock producer and long-time friend Richard Welch. “He always...

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Havens joins the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – November 4, 2021 – Kody Havens has been named Field Specialist for the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF). Havens will provide one-on-one assistance to farm families wanting to grow their livestock farms responsibly and successfully. He’ll assist livestock and poultry farmers in following all rules and regulations, choosing good...

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