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Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Hawkeyes team up to provide "ANF Game Day On-Field Experience"


On October 12, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and University of Iowa Hawkeyes will team up to celebrate Iowa’s farmers during the 9th annual America Needs Farmers (ANF) Game Day.

"Troy's Chuck Roast" earns championship crown at the 56th annual Farm Bureau Cookout Contest at the Iowa State Fair


Troy Anderson of Fort Dodge impressed the judges to claim the coveted championship crown, trophy, and the title of 2019 Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Cookout Champion.’

Iowa Farm Bureau responds to EPA granting additional ethanol waivers


It is deeply disappointing that the EPA has yet again chosen to side with big oil companies and grant more ethanol waivers, giving favor to oil companies at the expense of farmers.

Iowa Farm Bureau reacts to latest developments in trade dispute with China


"Here in Iowa, where agriculture is responsible for one out of every five jobs, we think all Iowans should care about trade."

Iowa farmers make true progress on water quality


Environmental activists continue to misinform Iowans about the progress our state’s farmers are making in improving water quality.

Vintage home decor boutique from Hamilton County earns Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award


Joan Fairchild’s skill for repurposing, painting, polishing, and upcycling vintage items to create unique, and oftentimes customized, pieces of furniture, accents, and home décor brings happiness and comfort to her customers’ homes. The growth from a small scale, in-home business to an economic driver and centerpiece of Main Street Jewell has earned Fairchild the admiration of the community, loyal customers and another accolade, Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa (RRI) Entrepreneur Award.