Selected client list for Darcy Maulsby & Co.:


  • Syngenta: Syngenta is a leading global ag company focused on improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers worldwide to maximize available resources. I write science and technology feature stories for Syngenta's Thrive magazine, which is geared toward ag retailers. 

  • National Pork Board: This one-stop resource for all things pork represents producers across America. I write feature stories for The Pork Checkoff Report Magazine, as well as online content for 

  • MaxYield Cooperative. This progressive, farmer-owned cooperative based in West Bend, Iowa, has been serving the needs of area armers for more than 100 years. I help MaxYield create compelling stories for their My Solutions magazine to help MaxYield build trust with clients, encourage prospects to do business with the cooperative, and strengthen the cooperative's team-member recruitment and retention efforts. 

  • The Progressive Farmer: This leading national ag magazine covers current topics and provides how-to articles geared for today's progressive growers. I write detailed, science-based articles on crop production, nitrogen management and more. 

  • Farm News: This weeky newspaper covers timelyag news in counties throughout northwest, north-central and central Iowa. I write agri-business updates, human interest stories and farm cook features, Century Farm features and stories for the annual barn section, in addition to supplying photography to illustrate the stories. 

  • Iowa Farm Bureau Federation: Iowa's largest grassroots farm organization has more than 150,000 member families and promotes the people, progress, and pride of Iowa. I write agri-business updates for the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman newspaper, along with human-interest articles for Family Living, which serves a more urban, non-farm audience. 

  • Iowa Food and Family ProjectThis dynamic group fosters the farm-to-fork connection to help connect farmers and consumers. The Food and Family Project encourages Iowans to become better acquainted with the dedicated farmers who grow their food by sponsoring activities throughout the year, including fun events the Iowa State Fair, farmers’ markets, farm tours and more. I've written the monthly Farm Life Journal to give a farmer's perspective of what goes on at our Century Farm each month of the year. I've also worked with the Iowa Food and Family Project to host Expedition Yetter, where a motorcoach full of city and suburban Iowans toured a soybean farm, a cattle farm, a swine farm, a winery and my family's corn and soybean farm (complete with a catered, white tablecloth dinner in the pasture) to learn more about modern agricutlure and the farmers who help grow their food. 

  • ProfitProAg. Putting the biology back in the soil to help farmers grow healthier, nutrient-rich feed for livestock and food for people drives this innovative company based in Albert Lea, Minnesota. I help ProfitProAG share stories explaining the science behind the company's Full-Circle System focused on regenerative agriculture. 


  • Arcadia Publishing and The History Press. I have been an author with both divisions of the company since 2014 and have publshed more than four books of non-ficition of Iowa (including Calhoun County, Dallas County, the Culinary History of Iowa, Iowa Agriculture: A History of Farming, Family and Food). 

  • Pace Communications: This North Carolina-based, industry-leading custom publishing company specializes in branded content creation. I write online content and feature stories for publications like Thrive magazine for Syngenta. 

  • Green Hills Retirement Community: This innovative retirement community in Ames, Iowa, serves seniors by providing residential living, assisted living, and health care/skilled nursing options. I write newsletter stories that showcase the people and services that make Green Hills unique. 

  • Calhoun County Economic Development. I help the executive director promote Visit Calhoun County, the tourism division of the county's economic development office. I manage the Visit Calhoun Cuonty social media pages, help build the county's tourism-related photography library and craft stories to help encourage people to spend time (and money) in Calhoun County. 

  • Heartland Bank: This family-owned, Iowa-based group of banks has served north-central Iowa for more than 115 years. I consult with Heartland Bank on press releases, marketing materials and more. 

  • Iowa History Journal: I contribute cover stories and more ("Savoring Iowa's Culinary Culture' is one of my most popular features) to this bi-monthly magazine that's packed with unique stories about Iowa icons, entertainment, sports, politics, towns and historical attractions that appeal to Iowans of all ages. Knowing the past is a key to understanding the present and the future! Iowa History Journal is a wonderful educational tool, told in an entertaining and fun style.
  • Stewart Memorial Community HospitalThis hospital in Lake City, Iowa, provides high-quality health care in a rural setting. In 2012, I wrote the hospital's 50th anniversary book, which features historical feature stories, employee profiles and more.