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Through the Gate // November 2022

Your November view through the gate.

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Through The Gate // October 2022

      Happy Porktober!     Iowa has a lot to celebrate when it comes to Porktober. Iowa’s pork producers lead the nation, making Iowa the number one pork producing state. An even more impressive feat is that nearly 1/3 of the nation’s hogs are raised in Iowa! Pig farmers are in each of Iowa’s 99...

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Through The Gate // September 2022

  National Good Neighbor Day September 28 was National Good Neighbor Day! 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? Celebrate today by nominating them for the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award! Nominate a neighbor!    ...

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Through The Gate // August 2022

How Planting Trees Benefits Hog Farms Why should you plant trees on your hog farm? For Aaron & Kali Wenger of Fayette County, a lot of consideration went into the decision to establish a windbreak on their farm. By utilizing the Green Farmstead Partner Program, the Wengers can be confident in their investment in the farm’s...

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Through The Gate // July 2022

  The View “Through The Gate”   Same news. Same source. New name. Welcome to your new view through the gate.     Doing Good in the Neighborhood Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winners: Mike & Karen Bates     On Thursday, July 14th, the Bates family of Washington County became the 163rd recipients of...

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Iowa Livestock Insider // June 2022

June Dairy Month     Dairy farmers are committed to providing a safe & healthy milk supply, while maintaining high standards of environmental stewardship. Visit our website to learn more about just a few of the ways Iowa’s dairy producers work responsibly & successfully. Learn More     Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award   Andy...

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Iowa Livestock Insider // April 2022

  CSIF Event Showcases Iowa’s Emerging Aquaculture Industry     The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) recently hosted the 2022 Aquaculture Conference to provide information about the emerging aquaculture industry and the opportunities it offers to Iowa’s livestock farmers. The event was held at the Quality Inn & Suites in Ames. More than 100 participants attended...

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Iowa Livestock Insider // Summer 2021

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Iowa Livestock Insider // Spring 2021

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Iowa Livestock Insider // Winter 2021

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