The Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) was created by farmers to help farmers raise livestock responsibly and successfully. It’s a joint partnership involving the Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Cattlemen’s Association, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Turkey Federation and Midwest Dairy Association.
The Coalition has assisted more than 3,400 Iowa farm families to:
During the 2015 fiscal year, the Coalition provided on-farm consultations to 245 farm families, up nearly 40 percent from 2011. The Coalition received 419 new requests for assistance, and facilitated 353 requests for continued support, whether it was answering questions over the phone or providing an on-farm consultation. Since the Coalition’s launch 11 years ago, the organization has helped 3,307 livestock and poultry farm families successfully and responsibly grow their farms.
CSIF is a non-profit, non-partisan organization providing assistance to farmers at no cost. CSIF does not lobby or develop policy. Farm families needing help can contact the Coalition at 800-932-2436 or supportfarmers.com.