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Iowa’s Century Farms carry on family farming legacy


This year, more than 360 Iowa families will receive Century Farm awards, and 149 families will receive Heritage Farm awards at the Iowa State Fair.

Andy Skahill's "Southern Finger Stickin' Chicken" earns championship crown at 55th annual Iowa Farm Bureau Cookout Contest during 'Farm Bureau Day' at the State Fair


Andy Skahill of Bettendorf impressed the judges and stood out among the 56 other contestants in route to claiming the coveted championship crown and the title of 2018 Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Cookout Champion.’A

Jackson County family grows small dairy farm into successful Main Street business, earns Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award


A Jackson County farm family is finding a way to promote dairy farming to thousands who’ve never been on one: they share the daily lives of their cows.

Union County farmer Chad Ide celebrated as Iowa's Conservation Farmer of the Year


Taking on the challenge of improving Iowa’s water quality and going the extra mile to protect soil and water has long been a priority for Chad Ide, who farms in the rolling hills of southwest Iowa with his father.

Farmers markets contribute more than local food to Iowa communities


Iowa farmers markets not only provide customers with fresh fruit and vegetables to purchase but they also help foster community in small towns.

IHSAA, Iowa Farm Bureau add HeadStrong Concussion Insurance for 2018-19


The Iowa High School Athletic Association and its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau, are proud to have secured the HeadStrong Concussion Insurance program for the 2018-19 school year.

A century of supporting Iowa rural vitality


Iowa Farm Bureau isn't only known for being a leading advocate for agriculture and farm families, but also for supporting rural communities.

Adaptive Sports Iowa athletes truly represent “Farm Strong”


It takes courage to escape your comfort zone and face challenges head-on, whether you are conquering a week-long bike ride or enduring uncontrollable weather, markets and politics to keep on farming.

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation statement on trade assistance package


“Iowa farmers are hopeful the $12 billion package of agricultural assistance announced today will help minimize the financial effects the trade war has had on farmers and we look forward to learning more details about the package.

Iowa Farm Bureau celebrates being A Century Strong at 2018 Iowa State Fair


The 2018 Iowa State Fair is around the corner and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), the state’s largest grassroots farm organization, has numerous activities with partners planned at Farm Bureau Park with prizes totaling over $100,000 to help celebrate its centennial.