Iowa Livestock Insider – March 2018
03-15-2018 in Through The Gate
Glick Family to Receive Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award
Join us at 11am on Friday, March 23rd at the Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton, Iowa, as we present the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to Rob & Amy Glick and family! The Cedar County farmers raise Red Angus and Commercial cattle and no-till row crops. Help us congratulate the Glick family for going above and beyond as environmental stewards and animal caretakers.
Folsom to Receive Good Farm Neighbor Award
Jason Folsom of Rockwell City, Iowa, will receive the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on April 3rd at 11am. Stay tuned for more details on the event!
Learn more about the Folsom family.
DeMeulenaere Family Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award
Benefits of Planting Trees on Livestock and Poultry Farms
Visit the Green Farmstead Partner website.
“Every year, we’ve had the Coalition come talk to the students. I think it’s beneficial for the kids to see what services are offered and a snapshot of what’s going on in the country.” – Terry Chapman, Professor at Kirkwood Community College
Learn more by watching the video.
Changes at IDALS
Northey to USDA, Naig new Iowa ag secretary – Source: Iowa Pork Producers Association
In a whirlwind of activity in early March, the U.S. Department of Agriculture gained a new under secretary and a new Iowa secretary of agriculture was installed.
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