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FB to focus on beginning farmers, property taxes in 2019 session

FB to focus on  beginning farmers, property taxes in 2019 session
The 2019 session of the Iowa Legislature begins Jan. 14 at the Iowa Capitol. Farm Bureau will focus on enhancing the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit program, protecting property taxpayers and other key issues.

Members of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) will focus on enhancing the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit program, protecting property taxpayers, limiting state purchases of private land, working for changes in Iowa’s capital gains taxes, protecting increases in conservation funding and other issues important to agriculture during the 2019 Iowa legislative session. 

“The long-term sustainability of Iowa’s family farms is critical to Iowa and our communities,” said Craig Hill, a Warren County farmer and IFBF president. “To maximize opportunities for the next generation of Iowa farmers, IFBF will work to enhance the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit program that helps pave the...




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