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Secretary Naig to Present New Day Dairy with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

A pillar of the Clarksville community, the Bolin family has been farming in Butler County since 1890.

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CSIF Launches Tenth Annual Photo Contest

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – July 31, 2023 – The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) is launching its tenth annual photo contest beginning August 1st through August 13th.  The 2023 photo contest, designed to celebrate Iowa agriculture. will feature three categories: livestock, land, and people. All Iowans are encouraged to submit a photo that...

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Secretary Naig to Present the Erlbacher Family with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Fifth generation Crawford County farm family recognized for their commitment to their community.

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Sac County Turkey Producers Presented with Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

EARLY, IOWA – July 24, 2023 – Josh and Kelli Berg were presented with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award by Deputy Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Grant Menke in a celebration at their farm in Sac County on July 14. To receive the Good Farm Neighbor Award the recipient must be active in their community,...

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Preston Family Recognized as First Good Farm Neighbor Recipients in Kossuth County

SWEA CITY, IOWA – July 21, 2023 – Located on the outskirts of Swea City, Iowa, is Preston Farms, a four-generation family farm that grows corn, soybeans, and alfalfa along with maintaining a cow/calf herd. The farm was established in 1948 by Virgil and Marjorie Preston, today the farm is primarily operated by their son...

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Calhoun County Conservation Leaders Honored with Good Farm Neighbor Award

LAKE CITY, IOWA – July 13, 2023 – Conservation is key to M&M Farms, a multi-generational livestock and crop farm in Lake City, Iowa. M&M Farms, established in 1997, is owned and operated by Mark and Melissa Schleisman. On Friday, July 7, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Mike Naig, presented the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award...

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Berg Family to Receive the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Sac County farm family recognized for outstanding contributions to their community, Iowa agriculture

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Secretary Naig to Present the Preston Family with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

With four generations on the farm, Kossuth County family recognized for contributions to their community.

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Secretary Naig to Present the Schleisman Family with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Diversified, multi-generational Calhoun County farm family recognized for contributions to their community.

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Through the Gate // June 2023

View this email in Mailchimp   Good Farm Neighbors in Iowa County     Alan and Sara Mohr and family received the 171st Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Friday, June 2, 2023, on their family’s farm in Marengo. The Mohrs were joined by nearly 300 friends, family, community members, and industry representatives to celebrate this...

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