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Iowa Farm Bureau yearlong grassroots policy process comes to fruition following annual Summer Policy Conference in Des Moines
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) yearlong grassroots policy process culminated in a discussion this week as voting delegates from across the state met in Des Moines to develop the organization’s legislative policy direction on issues important to its statewide membership.
Iowa Farm Bureau and University of Iowa Athletics announce former Hawkeye standout Marshal Yanda as 2021 America Needs Farmers (ANF) Wall of Honor recipient
Yanda is the ninth recipient of the ANF Wall of Honor, which salutes former University of Iowa football players who exemplify the tenacity, work ethic and character of the Iowa farmer.
Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Hawkeyes team up to provide 'ANF Game Day On-Field Experience'
Hawkeye fans have a chance to win tickets and on-field sideline access during the Oct. 9 ANF Game Day.
Latest Iowa Farm Bureau Food and Farm Index ® shows Iowa grocery shoppers swayed by the nutrition of real meat and sustainability progress
Nearly all Iowa grocery shoppers report their households consume real meat, poultry and dairy foods regularly; they see those foods as healthy; and many are likely to eat even more after learning the unique nutritional characteristics of those foods, according to the latest Iowa Farm Bureau Food and Farm Index®. The index also shows that virtually all Iowa grocery shoppers trust Iowa farmers, and they’re confident that farmers overall are implementing sustainable practices.
Rashawn Parker's "Picanha Steaks" earns championship crown at the 57th annual Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest at the State Fair
Rashawn Parker of Boone took home the coveted championship crown and was named the 2021 Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Cookout Champion’ during the annual cookout contest at Farm Bureau Day at the Iowa State Fair. Parker’s winning entry, Picanha steaks, a little-known cut of beef, often named sirloin cap or rump cover, impressed the judges with its robust flavor and juiciness and was voted as the championship-winning dish.
Iowa farmers highlighted in new 'Real Farmers. Real Food. Real Meat.' video series
While Iowa’s bread and butter lies within the agricultural industry, Iowans still have questions about the health of their foods, how it was raised and if it is environmentally friendly. That’s why Iowa Farm Bureau launched Real Farmers. Real Food. Real Meat., an initiative that brings real stories of sustainable agriculture, animal care and nutritional benefits of meat and dairy products to Iowans. Through the campaign’s newly launched video series, Iowans will find themselves on farms across the state, including those of Jarad Weber of Lee County and Mitchell Hora of Washington County and at a future release date, Colin Johnson of Wapello County followed by many others.