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Emission drop shows ag’s progress

1/18/2021

It’s no surprise that a new estimate found U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions plummeted in 2020

Always supporting agriculture

1/18/2021

Duvall: Farm Bureau will stand for farmers’ interests as the Biden administration takes office.

Economic outlook filled with unknowns

1/18/2021

Economists from American Farm Bureau review opportunities and challenges to be aware of going into the 2021 growing season.

New conservation virtual field days announced for week of January 18th

1/14/2021

There is an upcoming conservation webinar under our Field Days & Events tab.

Conservation collaboration

1/11/2021

IDALS grants designed to add capacity and build scale in practices to improve water quality.

Previewing Iowa Farm Bureau's 2021 legislative priorities and Economic Summit Webinar Series | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 64

1/11/2021

This episode features a preview of Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2021 state legislative priorities (with State Policy Advisor Matt Steinfeldt) and a preview of Iowa Farm Bureau’s upcoming Economic Summit Webinar Series (with Senior Economist Dr. Sam Funk).

Building wetlands to attract wildlife

1/7/2021

More Iowa farmers are targeting acres for conservation

New conservation virtual field days announced for week of January 11

1/7/2021

There is an upcoming conservation webinar under our Field Days & Events tab.

Property taxpayer protection and development of Iowa ethanol standard are among 2021 legislative priorities for Iowa Farm Bureau

1/7/2021

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, will focus its 2021 legislative lobbying efforts on issues most important to members, including protecting property taxpayers.

Naig Reminds Farmers and Landowners to Apply for Cover Crop Crop Insurance Discounts by January 15

1/6/2021

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig reminds farmers and landowners who plant cover crops to apply for the state’s cover crop crop insurance discount program by Jan. 15, 2021.

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