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Protection of property rights, continued conservation improvement top discussions at 2015 Iowa Farm Bureau Summer Policy Conference


The voting delegates of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), the state’s largest general farm organization, met in West Des Moines this week to develop policy direction on issues important to farmers and all Iowans.

Record number of farmers receive environmental leader awards


A record number of Iowa farmers were recognized at the Iowa State Fair this year for their exceptional leadership as stewards of the land and watershed.

Cookout Champion Crowned at 52nd Annual Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest During 'Farm Bureau Day' at State Fair


Neil Glaser, representing Adair County, was crowned the 2015 Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest winner.

Iowa Farm Bureau study shows bird flu outbreak is costing Iowa nearly 8,500 jobs and nearly $427 million in lost income and taxes


The avian flu outbreak, which forced the depopulation of 34 million birds on 77 Iowa farms, won’t just raise the price for eggs and poultry for up to the next three years; it also is costing the nation’s largest egg-producing state nearly 8,500 jobs; some of which, may never be replaced.

Iowa State University (ISU) Athletics and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) announce second annual Farm Strong Team


The ISU Athletics Department, in partnership with IFBF, is proud to announce the second annual Farm Strong Team, which recognizes exceptional Iowa State student-athletes who embody the character and work ethic of Iowa’s farmers, both on and off the field.

Iowa Farm Bureau launches new responsive website to better serve members, efficiently share important information


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots general farm organization, recently launched the new, an interactive, responsive website allowing users to read and navigate the site on any device.