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Iowa Farm Bureau leaders drive policy development at 101st   Annual American Farm Bureau Convention


During the convention, IFBF delegates successfully advanced state-developed policy that was adopted into the AFBF national policy book

Iowa Farm Bureau statement on EPA clarifying Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule


“Iowa farmers care about the environment and are relieved to have more clarity and predictability around the rules so they can better protect and preserve the land for future generations."

Iowa Farm Bureau statement on Senate passage of USMCA


“The passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) marks a significant milestone for Iowa agriculture and several other industries. Mexico and Canada are the two largest export markets for U.S. agriculture, and the passage of USMCA will provide more freedom and certainty in the marketplace, fairer trade, and increased opportunities for Iowa farmers.

Iowa Farm Bureau statement on phase one China trade deal


Iowa farmers have long pushed for more free and open markets, and we are pleased with the progress towards that goal through the phase one China trade deal.

Property taxpayer protection, rural food animal veterinarians, and water quality and soil conservation are among 2020 legislative priorities for Iowa Farm Bureau


Members of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, will focus their 2020 legislative lobbying strength on issues most important to members, including protecting property taxpayers.

‘Hilton South’ Farm Strong Challenge will send lucky basketball fans to Kansas City for conference tournament


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and Iowa State University (ISU) Athletics are going to give one lucky winner the chance to cheer on the Cyclones in Kansas City through the “Hilton South” Farm Strong® Challenge.