2021 Communications Internship Available
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – December 1, 2020 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) has an opening for a communications intern for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. This paid internship is full-time from May through August, with potential for the selected applicant to work part-time in the fall/spring. The communications intern...Read More
Wulfekuhle Family received the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award
Secretary Naig awards Buchanan County family for their leadership in agriculture DES MOINES, Iowa (Oct. 2, 2020) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to the Wulfekuhle family today. Al and Kathy Wulfekuhle are pig farmers in Quasqueton, Iowa. The award was presented live on WHO Radio’s The Big Show. “As...Read More
COALITION PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO LIVESTOCK FARMERS FOLLOWING THE DERECHO
CONTACT: Brian Waddingham, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers 800.932.2436, email@example.com WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – September 14, 2020 – In response to the damage caused by the derecho that ripped through Iowa on August 10, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is providing on-farm resources to help livestock farmers get their questions answered about options...Read More
COALITION TO SUPPORT IOWA’S FARMERS DRIVES IOWA STATE FAIR FORWARD
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gabby Glenister, firstname.lastname@example.org Youth livestock exhibitors hold their heads high at 2020 Special Edition thanks to elite sponsors WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – September 2, 2020 – Dedicated [ded-i-key-tid] adjective: wholly committed to something, as to an ideal, political cause, or personal goal. While uncertainty plagued the world, Iowa’s next generation stayed dedicated to their livestock...Read More
Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers offers windbreak assistance to livestock farmers impacted by the derecho
CONTACT: Brian Waddingham, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers 800.932.2436, email@example.com WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – August 28, 2020 – The derecho that tore across the U.S. Midwest on Monday, August 10, caused widespread property damage with its hurricane-force winds. The storm left its mark on cities, rural towns and on farms across much of Iowa. It...Read More
CSIF In-Depth: Green Farmstead Partner Program
The Green Farmstead Partner program was created in 2009 to bridge the gap between farm families who want to plant trees + the nursery professionals who have expertise in tree plantings on farms + in rural areas. It’s offered by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers with the help of Trees Forever + the Iowa...Read More
???? LIVESTOCK FARMERS MUST BE VIGILANT ????
Recent activities by Direct Action Everywhere (DXE) have focused on Iowa, and in particular, Iowa’s pork industry. DXE is paying special attention to the state to take advantage of current circumstances involving the depopulation of hogs. DXE has members on the ground in Iowa and all farms and processing plants should be on high alert...Read More
???? Report Suspicious Vehicles Near Livestock + Poultry Farms ????
Recently, there have been reports of suspicious vehicles parked along the road near livestock + poultry farms throughout the Midwest, including Iowa. In some instances, people are just taking photos of the livestock + poultry barns, but in more extreme cases, people are entering the buildings to take photos + videos of the animals. It...Read More