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Iowa Farm Bureau's Health Benefit Plan announces base rate reduction for subscribers


The Farm Bureau Health Plan offers comprehensive benefits and preventive care, in addition to a broad provider network, and is administered by Wellmark Administrators, Inc.

Ringgold County design company presented Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award for global designs nestled in hometown


Realizing they often did not have face-to-face interaction with their coastal clients gave Podium Ink co-founders the inspiration and freedom they needed to build their own business back home.

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation statement on second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) aid


“Many sectors of the economy have struggled through the global pandemic, and agriculture is no exception, with many farm families feeling the hardship and fighting to keep their farms sustainable. Many farmers were left out of the initial round of CFAP aid, which expired last week, so the recent announcement of a second round of assistance is welcomed news."

Iowa Farm Bureau statement on Trump administration decision to deny "gap year" SRE waivers


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is pleased the Trump administration is upholding the rule of law regarding small refinery exemptions (SREs) or ‘gap year’ hardship waivers, allowing oil companies to bypass biofuel blend mandates...

Iowa Farm Bureau's virtual state fair "Ag-Mazing Challenge" announces $500 Visa gift card winners


Nearly 27,000 challenges were completed in the Ag-Mazing Challenge hosted on the GooseChase app.

Iowa Farm Bureau members impacted by derecho qualify for special below-invoice pricing with Ford


By combining Ford and Iowa Farm Bureau savings, members can save up to $8,000 on a Ford F-150 XLT.