Iowa Livestock Insider – June 2018
06-15-2018 in Through The Gate
PLOWMAN FAMILY RECEIVES WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD
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.
FOLSOM FAMILY TO RECEIVE GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD
Join us on Tuesday, June 19th, as we present the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to the Jason Folsom family of Rockwell City in Calhoun County!
CSIF SURVEY SHOWS LIVESTOCK FARMING INTEREST STRONG AMONG IOWA YOUTH
PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHED TO PLANT WINDBREAKS ON HOG FARMS
The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) announced a new partnership with Iowa Select Farms to plant trees on each of their farms through CSIF’s Green Farmstead Partner program. The partnership was announced recently at an open house near Williams for a new hog finisher.
FROM YOUR SIDE OF THE FENCE
Farm Tip: Call the Coalition to Explore New Livestock Initiatives
As the landscape of livestock farming changes in Iowa, the Coalition strives to keep pace with innovative livestock practices and opportunities. From fish farming to state-of-the-art livestock buildings, the Coalition can help you consider which ventures might be the right fit for your farm. We realize that every livestock farm is unique and a one-size-fits-all approach will not work on all Iowa farms today. Give us a call today to schedule a time for us to come out to your farm and help you determine what may be the best fit for your family.
Contact us at 1-800-932-2436 or visit our website, www.supportfarmers.com.
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 livestock farmers as they strive to grow their farms successfully and responsibly.
HUHE FAMILY RECEIVES WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD
Tim and Diana Huhe and family were honored with the 135th Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at the Featherlite Center at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Nearly 100 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance to show support and appreciation for the family.
GET TO KNOW YOUR GOOD FARM NEIGHBORS
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