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Iowa Farm Bureau Federation statement on Tom Vilsack's confirmation to lead USDA


Iowa Farm Bureau looks forward to working with Mr. Vilsack to find solutions to challenges facing nation's farmers.

Nominations now open to recognize the 2021 Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year


Nominations are now being sought to recognize the 2021 Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year. This is the 69th year this prestigious honor has been awarded to celebrate Iowa farmers who are committed to exceptional environmental stewardship and conservation efforts.

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation statement on developing Iowa biofuels standard


"The Iowa Farm Bureau applauds Governor Reynolds’ efforts to set a biofuels standard in Iowa. By raising the floor for biofuel blends and increasing the percentage of ethanol and biodiesel sold in Iowa, we can create growth opportunities in renewable fuels for our rural communities and farmers."

Iowa Farm Bureau announces statewide winners in the "Fill Your Freezer" contest


For some Iowans, the decision to serve their family real meat is based on its unique ability to strengthen their immune systems, and for others, it’s the nutritional value and health benefits found exclusively in animal protein.

Iowa Farm Bureau's 'Grow Your Future Award' winners announced during virtual Young Farmer Conference


James Holz and Bill Frederick of Greene County, the entrepreneurs behind Iowa Cover Crop, took home $7,500 as the first-place winners of Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) second annual Grow Your Future Award, held Jan. 30, during the 2021 virtual Young Farmer Conference.

Iowa Farm Bureau leaders advance policy supporting Iowa crop and livestock farmers at 102nd virtual American Farm Bureau Annual Convention


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) voting delegates virtually joined delegates representing all 50 state Farm Bureaus this week during the 102nd American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention to approve resolutions that will guide the grassroots organization on national policy throughout 2021.