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Council seeks nominees for ag ed excellence


The Iowa Council on Agricultural Education is seeking nominees to recognize for excellence in agriculture education.

Foundation awards 20 scholarships to Iowa students


The Iowa Pork Producers Association’s Iowa Pork Foundation awarded scholarships to 10 incoming freshmen and eight returning students for the 2018-19 school year.

Iowa Minute: Celebrating 100 Years of Grassroots Strength


We're wrapping up our centennial with a look back at what has made Iowa Farm Bureau a strong grassroots organization.

A look back – and a look forward – as we close Iowa Farm Bureau’s centennial year


As Iowa Farm Bureau's centennial year wraps up, we look back at the past year's celebration - and forward to what's ahead.

Bettendorf teacher earns ag award


Beth Laughbaum, a middle school social studies teacher in Bettendorf has earned the Iowa Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture award presented by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation.

Who’s your Iowa farmer?


Beth Baudler, a young Iowa livestock and crop farmer, works with a small team to introduce us all to farmers, events and initiatives in the state through a Facebook page called Who’s Your Iowa Farmer?

Nationally-recognized conservationist and celebrated Ida County farmer presented Distinguished Service to Ag Award at 100th Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting


A lifetime of dedication to Iowa agriculture and a legacy of achievement in the Iowa agriculture community has earned two farmers the 2018 Iowa Farm Bureau Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award. Dean Lemke of Douds and Roger Bumann of Ida Grove were recognized with the prestigious honor during the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) Annual Meeting in Des Moines, Dec. 3-5.

Iowa Farm Bureau: 100 years of championing and defending farm families and rural Iowa


From farmers and lawmakers to college presidents and FFA members, Iowa Farm Bureau has touched many lives over its 100-year history.

An outreach trailblazer


Beth Baudler of Adair County earns IFBF Young Farmer Leadership Award for her efforts to help her community learn more about agriculture.

Taking ag advocacy across the globe


Farm Bureau members find they share similar concerns with farmers worldwide at ag advocacy conference in Germany.