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Iowa Farm Bureau Food & Farm Index® shows Iowa grocery shoppers strongly support real meat over imitation meat


For the 6th consecutive year, the Iowa Farm Bureau Food and Farm Index® finds that Iowans have a strong affinity for meat and dairy products with more than 9 in 10 (99 percent) saying their households eat meat, eggs or dairy at least weekly.

Passing USMCA key to sustainability of agriculture and business in Iowa


“Here in Iowa, agriculture accounts for one out of every five jobs. So, clearly, what we grow and raise benefits not just farmers, but many other economic sectors in this state. Passing the USMCA is key to the sustainability of agriculture and many other businesses in Iowa."

Urgent passage of trade deals, undermining the RFS lead discussions at 2019 Iowa Farm Bureau Summer Policy Conference


Iowa Farm Bureau members met in West Des Moines this week to develop the legislative policy direction on issues important to its statewide membership.

Iowa Farm Bureau and Fareway launch "Fill Your Freezer" sweepstakes for free meat


Generations of Iowans celebrate summer and special occasions by putting meat at the center of their celebrations.

Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Hawkeyes team up to provide "ANF Game Day On-Field Experience"


On October 12, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and University of Iowa Hawkeyes will team up to celebrate Iowa’s farmers during the 9th annual America Needs Farmers (ANF) Game Day.

"Troy's Chuck Roast" earns championship crown at the 56th annual Farm Bureau Cookout Contest at the Iowa State Fair


Troy Anderson of Fort Dodge impressed the judges to claim the coveted championship crown, trophy, and the title of 2019 Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Cookout Champion.’