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New Nutrient Reduction Strategy report shows farmers' conservation progress


The recently released Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy (INRS) progress report from Iowa State University (ISU) and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) shows how farmer initiative has produced significant results in the seven years since the strategy was adopted.

Iowa Farm Bureau's "Grow Your Future" Award calls for 2021 applicants


Young farmer entrepreneurs can win up to $7,500.

S&B Farms Distillery named Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award winner for innovation and filling a crucial need


A simple question from a friend about how to make moonshine sent north central Iowa cattle, hog, corn and soybean farmers, Brian and Sara Winkleman, on a path to owning a distillery.

Iowa Farm Bureau scholarship winners represent next generation of agriculture leaders


Farm Bureau awards $180,000 to current and future college students

Iowa Farm Bureau analysis shows farmer and consumer impact during lowest pork and beef processing numbers in a decade


Weekly pork production down 44 percent, cattle down 38 percent for week ending May 2, 2020

Iowa Farm Bureau’s ‘Feed the Need’ campaign provides more than one million meals for food insecure Iowans


A total of 203 donations were made to food pantries across the state, with county Farm Bureaus contributing more than $60,000. With matching funds from IFBF, more than one million meals were provided to Iowans in need.