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Spokesman

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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Hungry for more? Check out recipes that have been published in the Spokesman's Farm Family Favorites Recipes section or in The Iowa Dish e-newsletter.

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Tax proposals could threaten family farms

5/3/2021

A repeal of stepped-up basis would make it difficult to pass farms to future generations, AFBF says.

Hands-on training

5/3/2021

Agriculture students at Buena Vista University get first-hand experience in crops and livestock management with the help of a local farmer.

A water quality blitz

5/3/2021

A collaboration will add 51 water quality conservation structures in Polk and Dallas counties.

Vaccines are helping us look past the pandemic

5/3/2021

The development of vaccines reflects the value of science, something that farmers have seen first hand in improved crops and livestock.

Iowa Doctors: getting the vaccine makes sense

5/3/2021

Getting one of the COVID-19 vaccines makes sense for farmers, rural Iowans and everyone in our state, Iowa doctors say.

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 5/5/21

5/3/2021

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports as seen in the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.

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