Iowa Livestock Insider – May 2018

05-18-2018 in Iowa Livestock Insider

Brenneman Family

BRENNEMAN FAMILY RECEIVES WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD

Rob and Char Brenneman and family were honored with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Friday, May 4, 2018, at their farm in Washington, Iowa. Nearly 250 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance, making it one of our largest events to date. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the award sponsored by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF), the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and WHO and WMT radio stations.

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KIRK AND JOLENE PISEL RECEIVE GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD

Kirk and Jolene Pisel of JoKir’s Wild Beef were honored with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Wednesday, April 11th, at the Gilmore City Café in Gilmore City, Iowa. The Pisel’s closest friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the award sponsored by the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF), the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and WHO and WMT radio stations.

2018 Communications Intern

 

WALSTON JOINS COALITION TEAM AS COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) welcomes Megyn Walston as their 2018 communications intern.
Walston will assist CSIF by coordinating outreach activities, promoting special events and developing content for the organization’s communication channels. She will collaborate with the Coalition to advocate for farmers and publicize CSIF efforts throughout her internship.

 

IOWA SELECT FARMS – GREEN FARMSTEAD PARTNER OPEN HOUSE

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FROM YOUR SIDE OF THE FENCE

Combination livestock farms can be challenging if a farmer is thinking of expanding. The most common example of a combination livestock farm are cattle and hogs on the same farm site. Under state law, for the purpose of new construction permitting, all animal units in the same production practice are counted together.

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GFP PROGRAM – BE AWARE OF SUMMER TREE PESTS

Pests travel quickly between trees, shrubs, grasses and other host crops making it important to identify the pests promptly. Early treatment and understanding how the pest spreads is essential in preventing these pests from causing further damage.

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EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE

 

“If you follow the process and work with this group, your chances of success are much better.” – Denny Presnall – Executive Director, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation

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