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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.

Iowa Farm Bureau statement on Executive Order implementing Defense Production Act


"Iowa’s livestock farmers are deeply hurting and facing the most heart-wrenching decisions because of the disruptions in the food system caused by plant closures."

Iowa Farm Bureau donates $100,000 to help "feed the need" for Iowa Food Bank Association during pandemic


Gift provides over half a million meals for Iowa's food insecure families impacted by COVID-19