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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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Economic conditions offer a loan rework opportunity

7/24/2017

A stabilizing farmland market and continued low interest rates have created a favorable climate for many Iowa farmers to rework their term loans and reduce the pressure on their cash flow from low commodity prices

Economist: Farmers must keep up pressure to boost trade

7/24/2017

It's critical for farmers and others involved in American agriculture to strongly emphasize the importance of trade as the Trump administration works to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and rework other trade deals

Duvall urges Iowans to be engaged in key issues

7/24/2017

Now is the time for Farm Bur­eau members and farmers to be engaged on the issues and get involved

Water quality cost-share funds available

7/24/2017

Iowa farmers can apply for cost-share funds to help install practices focused on protecting water quality.

Aug. 1 deadline for ARC/PLC enrollment

7/24/2017

Farmers have until Aug. 1 to enroll in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2017 crop year.

Agriculture has a lot at stake as Congress pivots to tax reform

7/24/2017

Farming doesn’t come with a steady paycheck or a guaranteed salary.

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