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Events

Check out upcoming events and webinars hosted by Iowa Farm Bureau.

June

Market Study Tour 2017: Poland

Market Study Tour 2017: Poland

6/26/2017 12:00:00 AM June 26, 2017 - July 6, 2017 7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to participate in an intensive market study tour to Poland in late June and early July of 2017.

2017 Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Ag Insights Tour

2017 Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Ag Insights Tour

6/29/2017 12:00:00 AM June 29, 2017 - June 30, 2017 6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Join other young farmers in fun & educational tours of ag sites in St. Louis area!

July

Webinar: Edge of Field Practices: What Are They and How Do I Build Them?

Webinar: Edge of Field Practices: What Are They and How Do I Build Them?

7/11/2017 1:00:00 PM July 11, 2017 1:00 PM

Traditional soil and water conservation has mostly promoted in-field practices and structures - waterways, terraces and buffer strips, for example - to reduce rainfall runoff and reduce sheet and rill erosion. However, as Iowa shifts its focus to reducing nitrogen and phosphorus loading to also benefit surface water quality, it is recognized that edge of field practices – restored wetlands, saturated buffers and bioreactors - will be needed. Learn from land improvement contractors what these are, their benefits, and how to build them, in this one-hour webinar.

IFBF Economic Summit set for July 20

2017 Economic Summit

7/20/2017 12:00:00 AM July 20, 2017

The Iowa Farm Bureau Fed­eration (IFBF) will host a major agricultural summit on July 20 in Ames to provide farmers insights for managing through the stressful economic period and to discuss potential opportunities.

August

Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest

Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest

8/15/2017 8:00:00 AM August 15, 2017 8:00 AM

Since the mid 60s, Iowa Farm Bureau has held the Annual Cookout Contest on the Grand Concourse of the Iowa State Fair. This event promotes the preparation of Iowa meats and outdoor cooking. Over 2,000 chefs have competed for the Cookout crown as well as other prizes!

September

Washington, D.C. Crop Report Trip, September 11-13, 2017

Washington, D.C. Crop Report Trip

9/11/2017 12:00:00 AM September 11, 2017 - September 13, 2017 9/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Iowa Farm Bureau’s Annual USDA Crop Report Trip to Washington, D.C. will be September 11-13, 2017. The deadline for applications is June 5, 2017. This trip (10 to 12 members) helps participants become informed and knowledgeable about USDA procedures for assembling, analyzing, interpreting and distributing national crop production data.

December

2017 Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

2017 Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM December 5, 2017 - December 6, 2017 12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

The 2017 Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting will take place December 5 - 6, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines.