Farming for the Future Conference

Join us for the annual conference on January 16, 2019, at the Quality Inn & Suites – Starlite Village Conference Center in Ames, Iowa! The 2019 conference will feature industry experts and information on calving under roof and cover crops. Registration is FREE and closes at 11:59pm on January 11, 2019.




CSIF’s popular Farming for the Future Conference was held January 17, 2018. The conference, themed “Financing Your Livestock Farm,” featured a dynamic line-up of speakers who helped livestock farmers better understand the opportunities available to them in livestock production, provided strategies on ways to manage risk, provided insight on the financing and leasing programs available and how the lending process works.

Click the links below to see conference presentations or click here to see presentations from previous years.


With Vision There Is Hope

Bruce Vincent

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The Advantages of Partnerships

Brian Waddingham

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The Lending Process for New Livestock Projects

Brian Gossling

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Beginning Farmer Loan and Tax Credit Programs

Steve Ferguson

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Financing Your Livestock Farm

Jayme Ungs

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Livestock Facility Lease Program

Ryan Jacobson

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Livestock Financing Perspectives

Angie Treptow

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