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The Spokesman is Iowa’s leading agriculture news source and the largest circulation ag newspaper in Iowa. Available in print and online, the weekly publication is only available to Iowa Farm Bureau members. To view articles, login or become a member. To view past print editions, click here.

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IFBF Ag Leaders urge more cooperation on key ag issues

9/18/2017

As tough conditions continue to plague the farm economy, Congress can help by breaking through partisan barriers on key issues like tax reform, trade and the farm bill

Crop report surprise reduces chance for crop price rally

9/18/2017

The U.S. Department of Agri­culture (USDA) raised production estimates for corn and soybeans in its September crop production report last week

Presnall to retire as IFBF executive  director

9/18/2017

Denny Presnall, who has served as Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) executive director and secretary/treasurer since 2007, last week announced his plans to retire after the beginning of 2018.

Greenway honor, mosaic planned for ANF

9/18/2017

Chad Greenway, Hawkeye and NFL star, will be honored this year at the America Needs Farmers (ANF) game set for Sept. 23 in Iowa City.

Cover crops boost yields and soil health

9/18/2017

Acreage planted to cover crops continues to grow, and farmers report that the practice boost yields, helps weed control and improves soil health

Time is running out for  congressional action

9/18/2017

At the start of each year, the calendar seems to hold limitless possibilities.

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