My husband, Derrick, and I re¬≠¬≠cently traveled with over 100 other Iowa farmers on the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) President’s Incentive Trip, and everyone involved in making that happen deserves a big thank you.

While we knew some of the people on the trip from past and present involvement in IFBF, it was amazing to me how spending a week learning, listening and enjoying the culture of another country with people who provide for America in many different ways, that are all important, come ...