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Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers Partners with Iowa State Fair’s ‘Avenue of Breeds’

Contact: Brian Waddingham, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, 800-932-2436, bwaddingham@supportfarmers.com In celebration of Iowa’s diverse livestock industry, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is proudly sponsoring the “Avenue of Breeds” at the Iowa State Fair for the eighth year in a row. The 2018 Iowa State Fair runs August 9 – 19 and the...

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Folsom Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 22, 2018 – Jason and Gene Folsom and family were honored with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at the Calhoun County Expo Center. Nearly 80 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance to show support and appreciation for the family. Division...

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CSIF Sponsoring Fifth Annual “Farming is a Family Affair” Photo Contest

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 20, 2018 – To celebrate Iowa’s livestock farm families, the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is holding their fifth annual “Farming is a Family Affair” photo contest. This year the contest will focus on the livestock farming industry to promote CSIF’s mission to assist Iowa’s farm families in...

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Iowa Livestock Insider – June 2018

The latest Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winners, a new partnership to plant windbreaks on hog farms, and more in this month's Iowa Livestock Insider.

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Plowman Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – June 8, 2018 – 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....

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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...

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Iowa Select Partners with CSIF's GFP program
Iowa Select Farms Takes Initiative to Do What’s Right

By Megyn Walston, CSIF Communications Intern Iowa Select Farms (ISF) has partnered with the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) and the Green Farmstead Partner program to reduce odors around their buildings and improve neighbor relations. ISF hosted an open house on May 24, 2018, at a new wean-to-finish facility in Williams, Iowa. Community members,...

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Partnership Launched to Plant Windbreaks on Hog Farms

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA– May 31, 2018 —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. CSIF’s Green Farmstead Partner...

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Huhe Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – May 31, 2018 – 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...

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CSIF Survey Shows Livestock Farming Interest Strong Among Iowa Youth

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – May 29, 2018 – According to a recent survey of Iowa FFA members, 66 percent of students indicated they plan to farm after completing their education with 92 percent of those students interested in raising livestock or a combination of livestock with crops. The survey was conducted by the Coalition...

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