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News Releases Read news and announcements from Iowa Farm Bureau.

News Releases

Read news and announcements from Iowa Farm Bureau. If you are a reporter and want more information on today’s farming or what Iowa Farm Bureau is doing, check out our media resources.

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President Trump highlights the potential of ag technology

6/22/2017

Ag technology, including aerial crop scouting, data analysis and prescription fertilizer mapping software applications, took center stage this week as Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) President Craig Hill and other ag leaders hosted President Trump at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids to discuss the importance of high tech for the future of agriculture.

Then versus now

6/20/2017

What do you recall about the summers of your youth? When I think of the summer of 1978, I remember bean walking with my ‘Girl Crew’ at dawn, trying to get a field done before the mid-day heat found us.

Iowa Farm Bureau award winner Peace Tree Brewing Company featured on IPTV series

6/20/2017

Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa (RRIA) award recipient, Peace Tree Brewing Company, will be featured on Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) Iowa Entrepreneur on July 7 at 6:30 p.m. and again on July 9 at 10:30 a.m.

Canoyer Garden Center receives Iowa Farm Bureau 'Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award'

6/6/2017

What began as a hobby and passion for flowers for Craig and Kathy Canoyer blossomed into a multi-location, family-run business known as Canoyer Garden Center.

Iowa Farm Bureau-mentored Puck Custom Enterprises featured on IPTV's "Iowa Entrepreneur"

6/5/2017

Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa (RRIA) Leader Award recipient, Puck Custom Enterprises, will be featured on Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) Iowa Entrepreneur, a 13-part series highlighting success stories of self-starting Iowans.

Iowa Farm Bureau says improved testing and tools in latest Iowa DNR report document long-range water quality gains

6/1/2017

The recent Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) report shows a narrowing in the number of impaired waters in Iowa with the latest report showing a 1.9 percent increase in the number of “impaired waterbodies.”

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