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Income tax webinar in November; Learn crop marketing in simulation


Two new opportunities to learn tax planning and crop marketing are available soon: Income tax webinar in November and a simulation starting now to learn crop marketing.

2019 Iowa Farm Income Tax Webinar


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) will present its annual Iowa Farm Income Tax webinar on Friday, November 15, at 1:00 p.m. Farmers know that staying up to date on the latest tax changes and preparing farm income taxes can be a real challenge. This webinar is designed to help farmers overcome that challenge.

Congress updates farm bankruptcy


A measure championed by Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley would raise limits on Chapter 12.

Reynolds signs bills to aid young farmers


The Farm Bureau-supported bills will help young farmers get a foothold in Iowa agriculture.

It makes sense to help young Iowa farmers


Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds last week signed two Farm Bureau-supported bills designed to create more opportunities for young farmers.

New Dean of Iowa State's College of Agriculture shares his vision: The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 13


In this episode, the new Dean of Iowa State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) shares his vision for the future of the college, and Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill talks about Farm Bureau's achievements during the 2019 legislative session.

Legislative session aids young farmers, property taxpayers


Lawmakers pass Farm Bureau-backed measures to create opportunity for young farmers and protect taxpayers.

Iowa Farm Bureau applauds Iowa Legislature's actions on several key issues to help farm families and Iowans


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, saw the passage of several bills addressing important issues for Iowa’s farm families with the conclusion of the 2019 legislative session.

New tax deduction for cattle producers


Cattle producers have a new income tax deduction thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction, also known as the pass-through deduction, generally allows producers to deduct 20 percent of qualified business income (QBI).

Land purchase limits and property tax growth restrictions move forward


The Iowa House last week debated Senate File 548, which addresses the issue of private entities using the state revolving loan fund (SRF) to finance land purchases