The following statement may be attributed to Iowa Farm Bureau:

"The Iowa Farm Bureau is saddened to learn of the passing of Bill Northey – a tireless champion, defender and promoter of farmers and agriculture at both the state and federal levels. His steadfast dedication and life’s work to ensuring agriculture thrives will continue to impact farm families here in Iowa and across the nation for years to come. On behalf of Farm Bureau members across the state, we extend our sincerest condolences to Bill’s family during this difficult time."