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Glick Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – April 12, 2018 – Rob and Amy Glick and family were honored with the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on Friday, March 23rd, at the Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton, Iowa. Over 100 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the...

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Jolene and Kirk Pisel From Humboldt County Named Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winners

Contact: Dustin Vande Hoef 515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell) JOLENE AND KIRK PISEL FROM HUMBOLDT COUNTY NAMED WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNERS Award to be presented April 11 at the Gilmore City Cafe DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced that Jolene and Kirk Pisel who own and operate JoKir’s Wild...

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Summit Livestock Facilities Renews Investment in CSIF

Contact: Brian Waddingham, Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers, 800-932-2436, bwaddingham@supportfarmers.com WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – March 30, 2018 – Summit Livestock Facilities confirmed its support of Iowa agriculture through a $5,000 investment in the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF). “At Summit Livestock Facilities we take pride in constructing livestock buildings that provide comfortable conditions...

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Jason Folsom Family From Calhoun County Named Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winner

For Immediate Release Contact: Dustin Vande Hoef  515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell) Thursday, March 29, 2018 JASON FOLSOM FAMILY FROM CALHOUN COUNTY NAMED WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNER Award to be presented April 3 at the Expo Center on the Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Rockwell City DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig...

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Charles City Landscaper Joins Green Farmstead Partner Program

West Des Moines, Iowa – March 28, 2018 — Otto’s Oasis of Charles City has been designated a participating landscape professional in the Green Farmstead Partner program. The on-farm environmental initiative promotes the planning and installation of tree plantings on livestock and poultry farms. It’s a collaborative effort involving the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers,...

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Iowa Livestock Insider – March 2018

Learn more about our recent Good Farm Neighbor Award Winners and review the importance of siting barns!

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Rob and Amy Glick From Cedar County Named Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award Winners

For Immediate Release Contact: Dustin Vande Hoef    515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell) Thursday, March 15, 2018 ROB AND AMY GLICK FROM CEDAR COUNTY NAMED WERGIN GOOD FARM NEIGHBOR AWARD WINNERS Award to be presented March 23 at the Mathews Building on the Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig...

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Sound Siting Decisions a Cornerstone of Successful Livestock Farms

There are numerous decisions that should be made before putting up a new livestock facility. While assessing regulatory compliance and finding a good site are only pieces of that decision-making process, they are extremely important to the long-term success of your farm. Iowa has rules that apply to all livestock operations, no matter the size....

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De Meulenaere Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – February 27, 2018 – The De Meulenaere family received the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award on February 22nd, at the American Legion Hall at 601 3rd St., Victor, Iowa. Over 100 friends, family members and industry representatives were in attendance. Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig presented the award...

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Kerns Family Receives Good Farm Neighbor Award
Kerns Family Receives Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award

Taylor county farmers Steve & Becky Kerns received the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award during the Iowa Pork Congress on January 24, 2018. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey proudly presented the Kerns family with the award in recognition of their dedication to livestock, the land, and love for community. As a leader in swine...

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