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Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Bankers Association team up for webinar highlighting importance of the farmer-banker relationship


Good communication between farmers and their lenders has always been important, but the current agricultural economy makes the strength of that relationship critical to sustainability.

Auto parts and tools company founded in Decatur County home grows to earn Iowa Farm Bureau's 'Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award'


For its remarkable success and economic impact in the community, Freedom Racing Tool and Auto, LLC has been awarded the Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award.’

Iowa Farm Bureau pleased with Iowa Supreme Court ruling on the Des Moines Water Works lawsuit


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) members are pleased that the Iowa Supreme Court is upholding a century of precedent and established Iowa law by rejecting those aspects of the Des Moines Water Works’ lawsuit against drainage districts in Sac, Calhoun and Buena Vista counties, which were referred to the court.

An open call for nominations to find Iowa's best conservation farmer


Nominations are now being sought to find the 2017 Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year, a prestigious honor with a substantial prize; the winner receives use of a new John Deere 6E utility tractor for a year.

Iowa Farm Bureau delegates successfully advocate for policy to benefit Iowans at 98th American Farm Bureau annual convention


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) voting delegates successfully worked to secure several important IFBF state policies that will guide national policy this week at the 98th AFBF Annual Convention in Phoenix.

Iowa recognized as rural entrepreneurship leader at national Ag Investment Summit


American Farm Bureau’s inaugural Agricultural Investment Summit featured a handful of Iowa startups and tip of the cap to Renew Rural Iowa, a ten-year-old Iowa Farm Bureau program that has mentored 3,000-plus Iowans and has had more than a $125 million economic impact on rural Iowa.