Livestock farmers in the state are still working closely with the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) when making decisions about adding livestock to their farms, Brian Waddingham, executive director of the Coalition, said.

“The No. 1 call  we’ve been getting lately is for information about the Green Farmstead Partner Program. I attribute a lot of that to the announcement of our partnership with Iowa Select Farms,” Waddingham said.

Iowa Select Farms and the Coalition announced a partnership last month with CSIF’s Green Farmstead Partner (GFP) Program. The partnership was launched at an open house for a hog finisher site near Williams.

Waddingham said the partnership shows the commitment of Iowa Select Farms in doing things right. “This shows their dedication to doing things right, which fits right into...