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Leadership class highlights key farm issues in long-distance visit with members of Congress.
Stress. Worry. Anxiety. Words with which many ag producers have become all too familiar over the years.
Money provided through federal CARES Act will help schools use more locally sourced meat, fruit and vegetables in their cafeterias.
Eligible applicants can apply for the Local Produce and Protein Program grants online at www.iowaagriculture.gov/grants.
“The programs funded by the CARES Act will help our farmers, renewable fuels retailers and producers, and small meat processors respond to market disruptions and continue on the road to recovery.”
Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education on Friday announced that $26.2 million is now available to districts, nonpublic schools, and colleges and universities primarily to increase internet connectivity for students for the 2020-21 school year.
Register for Iowa Farm Bureau's 'Ag-mazing challenge' to win prizes
Taking on the challenge of improving Iowa’s water quality and protecting soil has long been a priority for Mark Jackson, who farms outside of Oskaloosa with his son, Michael. Jackson, an Iowa Farm Bureau member from Rose Hill, was named the 2020 Iowa Conservation Farmer of the Year for his wide-ranging conservation efforts and decades-long commitment to promoting conservation education and sharing his experiences and success stories with fellow farmers.
State Fair Special Edition offers 4-H and FFA members opportunity to show their livestock.
Fairgoers recognize Farm Bureau Park at the Iowa State Fair as an interactive and engaging spot for families with games, giveaways and an annual celebration of Iowa agriculture, and although we can’t gather this year at Farm Bureau Park, missing out on the State Fair doesn’t have to mean missing out on all the fun.