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Loess Hills Lavender Farm recognized as Iowa Farm Bureau's latest 'Renew Rural Iowa Award' winner


Like many successful entrepreneurs, Tim and Mary Hammer fell in love with a business model, identified a market, and launched their business venture.

Iowa livestock care essential as temperatures soar around the state


Iowa’s continued heat wave isn’t just the subject of conversation at swimming pools and office water coolers; it’s also a concern on Iowa’s livestock farms. Iowa’s farmers work around the clock to keep their animals safe, no matter the conditions.

Iowa Farm Bureau young farmer advisory committee welcomes new officers and members


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) Young Farmer Advisory Committee elected new officers, and welcomed three new district representatives to their committee at their summer meeting last weekend.

Iowa Farm Bureau becomes first title sponsor of Adaptive Sports Iowa's 2016 RAGBRAI team


Adaptive Sports Iowa (ASI) Team of Cyclists Ride to Build Awareness and Support for Increased Accessibility of RAGBRAI

Brexit ripples, trade hurdles and farm financing top discussion at Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit in Des Moines


Iowa farmers are in the third year of a downturned ag economy and since one out of every five jobs in Iowa comes from agriculture, the financial struggles of farmers matters to many Iowans.

European economic unrest, the politics of trade and market volatility key issues at upcoming Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit


Generations ago, a farmer’s success relied largely on favorable weather in growing season and access to good roads to move crops and livestock.