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Market volatility, trade uncertainty, risk management and new opportunities top discussion at Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit


More than 200 farmers gathered in downtown Des Moines for Iowa Farm Bureau’s Economic Summit to gain valuable market insight and opportunities to manage risk and find profit opportunities as farmers struggle through the sixth year of a downturned ag economy.

The scoop on poop: how Iowa farmers manage manure responsibly


I found it lurking behind the air conditioner in our back yard; was it evidence that the wayward cougar spotted weeks ago in Des Moines was still around?

Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit taps into possible industrial hemp opportunities in Iowa


Growing up to 40 acres of industrial hemp will be legal in Iowa, pending regulations

Iowa Farm Bureau responds to new E15 year-round rule


IFBF believes opening the market for E15 year-round is just one more way agriculture grows opportunities for all Iowans

Iowa Farm Bureau spices up Iowa State Fair Grand Concourse with 56th Annual Cookout Contest


This contest will bring dozens of chefs and a crowd of on-lookers to the fair to see who will be crowned ‘top chef.’

Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit to feature national experts on trade


With critical trade deals awaiting congressional approval and negotiations with China evolving constantly, the future for many Iowa farmers is uncertain as they look for proactive ways to generate income and manage risk.