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$2 million gift from leading ag organizations supports Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory project


The Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Pork Producers contribute $1 million each for animal ag innovation.

Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Acres of Opportunity’ conference highlights niche farming


On March 28 in Cedar Rapids, guests will hear from a variety of small Iowa farm owners as well as experts on farm business management.

Muscatine County virtual reality company earns Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award


Shaking Earth Digital's big-name clients have included Samsung, Google and Facebook. Their accolades, however, expand far beyond their business with their desire to give back to the West Liberty community.

Nominations now open to recognize the 2020 Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year


Nominations are now being sought to find the 2020 Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year. This is the 68th year this prestigious honor has been given to Iowa farmers who are committed to exceptional environmental stewardship.

Iowa Farm Bureau analysis shows improved outlook for corn, soybeans in 2020


After years of a struggling downturned agriculture economy, Iowa corn and soybean growers may find opportunities to secure breakeven, or profit opportunities in 2020, thanks to improved price outlook and expectations for lower production costs, according to an exclusive analysis by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF).

Iowa Farm Bureau names three young farmer "Grow Your Future" award winners


The Grow Your Future Award launched in the summer of 2019. Iowa Farm Bureau’s members ages 35 and under were encouraged to submit an application with a short video to showcase their ag business.