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2016 IFBF Annual Meeting

2016 IFBF Annual Meeting The Iowa Farm Bureau Fed­eration’s (IFBF) annual meeting Dec. 6-7 will highlight the partnerships, both locally and statewide, that make Iowa a great place to live, farm and grow a business.

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) celebrated its 98th Annual Meeting December 6 and 7, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines. To mark the occasion, Governor Terry Branstad declared December 5 - December 11 “Iowa Farm Bureau Week,” honoring the unity and strength of the state’s 159,000-member farm organization.

The Annual Meeting theme (“Believe, Lead, Achieve”), speakers, and recognition ceremonies celebrated the accomplishments of farmers and rural Iowans and the many ways they embrace innovation to benefit us all.

Highlights included U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s keynote address and IFBF President Craig Hill’s annual membership address. Watch their speeches below and check out other highlights from Annual Meeting here.