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Members of the state’s largest grassroots farm organization gathered in Des Moines December 5-6 to kick off a celebration that recognizes Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) 100 years of success.
Dustin Johnson of Clinton was named the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) 2017 Young Farmer Achievement Award winner at the organization’s 99th annual meeting in Des Moines, Dec. 5-6.
Craig Hill of Ackworth was re-elected president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) for a two-year term at the organization’s 99th Annual Meeting in Des Moines.
Justine Stevenson of Knoxville placed first in the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) Young Farmer Discussion Meet held Dec. 5 during IFBF’s 99th annual meeting in Des Moines. As winner of the event, Stevenson will represent Iowa at the Young Farmer and Rancher (YF&R) National Discussion Meet during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention in Nashville, held January 5-10.
Beth Rachut’s extensive involvement and leadership with the Mitchell County Farm Bureau as well as in her community of Osage has earned this young farmer the prestigious Young Farmer Leadership Award, presented during the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) 99th Annual Meeting in Des Moines, Dec. 5-6.
A lifetime of dedication to Iowa agriculture and unparalleled achievement and promotion of farming has earned two families the 2017 Iowa Farm Bureau Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award.