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A message from Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill regarding the CARES Act and other Coronavirus response efforts


The following message, regarding the recently-signed CARES Act and other Coronavirus response efforts, was sent to Iowa Farm Bureau members on March 30.

Governor requests farmers’ help securing masks, other protective equipment


As we circle the wagons to battle COVID-19 here in Iowa, Governor Kim Reynolds’ office is asking farmers and all Iowans to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to their local emergency management offices.

Scaling up water quality practices with Iowa Secretary of Ag Mike Naig | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 35


This National Agriculture Week episode (hosted by Delaney Howell) features an interview with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig on Iowa's water quality progress and the steps being taken to scale up water quality protection practices.

How does coronavirus impact your food?


In challenging times, the old adage is true: Sometimes you’ve got to laugh to keep from crying.

$2 million gift from leading ag organizations supports Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory project


The Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Pork Producers contribute $1 million each for animal ag innovation.

Iowa Minute: Working together to achieve Iowa's water quality goals


Iowa's farmers have reduced phosphorus loss by 22%. Now they're using the same approach (involving innovation and collaboration) for the state's nitrate goals.

Agriculture’s on pace to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 50%, and cattle are the “original upcyclers” | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 34


This episode is all about sustainability and agriculture’s shrinking environmental footprint.

Sneaky diet culture: How food labels can be misleading


Diet culture isn't about health. It's about making money.

Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Acres of Opportunity’ conference highlights niche farming


On March 28 in Cedar Rapids, guests will hear from a variety of small Iowa farm owners as well as experts on farm business management.

Muscatine County virtual reality company earns Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award


Shaking Earth Digital's big-name clients have included Samsung, Google and Facebook. Their accolades, however, expand far beyond their business with their desire to give back to the West Liberty community.