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Hill re-elected Iowa Farm Bureau Federation President

12/5/2019

Craig Hill of Ackworth was re-elected president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) for a two-year term at the organization’s 101st Annual Meeting in Des Moines.

Global manufacturing entrepreneurs and celebrated Des Moines County farmer and advocate presented Distinguished Service to Ag Award at 101st Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

12/5/2019

Successful entrepreneurs whose product offerings touch and impact the lives of billions and a lifetime of dedication to Iowa agriculture and local community has earned three individuals the 2019 Iowa Farm Bureau Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award.

Winneshiek County farmer wins Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Discussion Meet

12/5/2019

Jessica Tekippe of Winneshiek County has been selected as the winner of Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) Young Farmer Discussion Meet, held Dec. 3, during IFBF’s Annual Meeting in Des Moines and will go on to represent Iowa in the Young Farmer and Rancher National Discussion Meet during the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention in Austin, Texas in January 2020.

Three young farmers win Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Leadership Award

12/5/2019

Three young Iowa farmers are recipients of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) Young Farmer Leadership Award for their inspiring ag and community work.

Iowa Farm Bureau members showcase sustainability of agriculture at 2019 Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Des Moines

12/5/2019

New ideas and motivational messages inspired Iowa farmers gathered in Des Moines for the 101st Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.

Join us in Brazil, studying agricultural production and infrastructure | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 27

12/2/2019

In this episode, Iowa Farm Bureau Senior Economist Dr. Sam Funk invites you to join Iowa Farm Bureau's Market Study Tour of Brazil.

Farm Bureau survey shows price tag for classic Thanksgiving dinner remains incredible value for Iowa families, reaches lowest cost in five years

11/21/2019

Despite ongoing weather and trade challenges that have hampered farmers, the traditional Thanksgiving dinner is still a bargain at just under $5 a serving for a family of 10, according to the 34th annual American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Thanksgiving Dinner Price Survey.

Iowa Farm Bureau encourages diversified ag ideas to keep farming sustainable

11/20/2019

A special breakout session, “Non-traditional crop and livestock,” on Dec. 4, will feature a panel of three farmers who have found opportunities in agriculture outside of Iowa’s most well-known commodities.

America needs food — and farmers

11/20/2019

One thing is for sure, Americans and Iowans need food, and we certainly need the farmers who raise and grow our food now more than ever.

Iowa State researcher reveals the environmental benefits of updating Iowa's drainage system | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 26

11/18/2019

In this episode, Iowa State University researcher Dr. Mike Castellano shares the results of a new study about the environmental benefits of updating Iowa's 100-year-old drainage system.

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