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Iowa Farm Bureau recognized at 100th American Farm Bureau Convention


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) voting delegates joined delegates representing all 50 state Farm Bureaus this week in New Orleans during the 100th American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention and centennial celebration to approve resolutions that will guide the grassroots organization on national policy throughout 2019.

Taxpayer protection, bolstering the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Program, and water quality and soil conservation are among 2019 legislative priorities for Iowa Farm Bureau


Members of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, will focus their 2019 legislative lobbying strength on issues most important to members, including enhancing the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit program, water quality and soil conservation, and taxpayer protection.

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation statement on 2018 Farm Bill


We are thankful to now have a comprehensive farm bill in place, with strong provisions supporting agriculture, including the reauthorization of critical crop insurance programs, environmental stewardship programs, and Title One provisions that are key to sustainable family farms.

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation statement on EPA clarifying Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule


For more than five years, Iowa farmers have advocated for a new clean water rule that protects our water resources and can be easily understood and implemented so farmers can productively work their land while receiving regulatory certainty.

Ringgold County farmer wins Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Discussion Meet


Alle Bailey of Diagonal has been selected as the winner of Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) Young Farmer Discussion Meet, held Dec. 4, during IFBF’s 100th annual meeting in Des Moines.

Bailey Family of Ringgold County Presented Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award


Ryan and Alle Bailey of Ringgold County have been named Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) 2018 Young Farmer Achievement Award winners at this year’s IFBF “Century Strong” 100th annual meeting in Des Moines, Dec. 3-5. This award honors Iowa farmers between the ages of 18 and 35 who demonstrate outstanding management ability on their family farms and have a positive presence in both Farm Bureau activities and their local community.