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Making their case in D.C.


Iowa Farm Bureau members stress need for enforcement on new trade deals, robust RFS.

Legislature sends county zoning and K-12 funding bills to governor


The Iowa Legislature moved several agriculture-related bills forward last week as it completed the eighth week of the 2020 legislative session.

Making their case at the Capitol


Farm Bureau members lobby lawmakers on mental health funding and other issues.

Ag zoning, sales tax bills move forward


With the first funnel date set for Feb. 21, the members of the Iowa Legislature last week considered several bills important to agriculture.

Legislature advances biofuel tax incentives


The Iowa Legislature held committee votes and introduced several bills important to agriculture last week.

Lawmakers address school transportation issues


The Iowa House and Senate continue to make progress on several measures supported by Farm Bureau policy.

Lawmakers make progress on farm work driver's permit


In the second week of the 2020 Iowa Legislative session, the House and Senate continue to make progress on a Farm Bureau policy item that would allow those with a school driving permit at age 14-and-a-half to also drive a passenger vehicle for farm work.

Property taxpayer protection, rural food animal veterinarians, and water quality and soil conservation are among 2020 legislative priorities for Iowa Farm Bureau


Members of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, will focus their 2020 legislative lobbying strength on issues most important to members, including protecting property taxpayers.

Iowa Farm Bureau's legislative priorities in 2020 | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 30


January 13 marks the beginning of Iowa’s 2020 legislative session, and this episode features a preview of Iowa Farm Bureau’s legislative priorities in 2020, along with an update (from Iowa DNR Water Quality Resource Coordinator Adam Schnieders) on the significant progress that’s being made on one evergreen priority: protecting and improving Iowa’s water quality.

Gearing up for 2020 legislative session


Farm Bureau to focus on property taxes, mental health funding and other key issues when the session opens Jan. 13.