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FB members raise key issues with lawmakers

8/19/2019

Members use the congressional August recess to push for passage of the USMCA, rural broadband improvements and other issues.

Total meat production estimates up

8/19/2019

Broiler and turkey production gains offset declines in beef and pork.

FB leaders urge  U.S. and China to end trade battle

8/12/2019

The prolonged confrontation is slashing U.S. ag exports and adding pain to a reeling farm economy.

USMCA approval process on track

8/12/2019

Midwest lawmakers say it's critical for farmers to keep up pressure to win approval.

Midwest farm economy hit hard by floods

8/12/2019

Alarming numbers reported by Kansas City and St. Louis Fed bankers.

Outside the U.S. influences grow

8/12/2019

More than ever we are seeing the commodity trade influenced by outside markets.

Iowa Farm Bureau reacts to latest developments in trade dispute with China

8/6/2019

"Here in Iowa, where agriculture is responsible for one out of every five jobs, we think all Iowans should care about trade."

Japan trade deal on the horizon

8/5/2019

But, U.S.-China trade tensions remain very high as administration plans additional tariffs on Chinese imports.

Market reverts back to basics

8/5/2019

At times, we tend to forget what the basic function of the futures market is: price discovery.

Ernst highlights positives for Iowa in bipartisan transportation infrastructure package

7/31/2019

Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), praised the Committee’s unanimous passage of America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act, a historic, bipartisan five-year transportation infrastructure package.

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