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Nominations now open to recognize the 2020 Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year


Nominations are now being sought to find the 2020 Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year. This is the 68th year this prestigious honor has been given to Iowa farmers who are committed to exceptional environmental stewardship.

Iowa Farm Bureau analysis shows improved outlook for corn, soybeans in 2020


After years of a struggling downturned agriculture economy, Iowa corn and soybean growers may find opportunities to secure breakeven, or profit opportunities in 2020, thanks to improved price outlook and expectations for lower production costs, according to an exclusive analysis by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF).

Iowa Farm Bureau names three young farmer "Grow Your Future" award winners


The Grow Your Future Award launched in the summer of 2019. Iowa Farm Bureau’s members ages 35 and under were encouraged to submit an application with a short video to showcase their ag business.

Iowa Farm Bureau statement on President Trump signing USMCA trade deal


We commend the Administration and members of Congress for getting USMCA across the finish line in the U.S. to bring an expected $2 billion increase in ag exports.

Iowa Farm Bureau leaders drive policy development at 101st   Annual American Farm Bureau Convention


During the convention, IFBF delegates successfully advanced state-developed policy that was adopted into the AFBF national policy book

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


“Iowa farmers care about the environment and are relieved to have more clarity and predictability around the rules so they can better protect and preserve the land for future generations."