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Award-winning Peace Tree Brewing Company of Marion County named Iowa Farm Bureau's latest ‘Renew Rural Iowa Award’ winner


Specialty brewer celebrated for role in revitalization of downtown Knoxville

 Iowa Farm Bureau's Economic Summit to feature panel of trade experts to examine critical export challenges and opportunities for farmers


A downturned economy has farmers facing uncertainty and a growing set of new challenges both on the farm and in the export market. The 2016 Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit, titled “Buckle Up for Bumpy Ride,” to be held June 27 in West Des Moines, seeks to answer common questions farmers have about their challenges today and in the future.

The uncertainties of politics, trade and interest rates expected to draw big crowd to the 2016 Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit


Already facing a downturned ag economy, Iowa farmers are facing uncertain times when it comes to Presidential politics and the future of trade and interest rates.

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation's Renew Rural Iowa (RRIA) reaches $125 million economic impact milestone in Iowa


Having a great idea for a business is one thing; seeing it go from the blackboard to the boardroom is the goal of every entrepreneur.

Iowa Farm Bureau pleased 2016 legislature coupled state and federal tax policies and approved protections for property taxpayers


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, saw the advancement of several priority issues during the 2016 legislative session.

Iowa Farm Bureau scholarship winners represent future leaders in agriculture


With one in five Iowa jobs tied to agriculture, there are many agricultural-based career opportunities for Iowa students to pursue. The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) has awarded $1,000 scholarships for tuition to 180 students who plan to study agriculture at their chosen colleges and universities.