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Groundbreaking held for new ISU vet lab


New state-of-the-art facility received funding from the state of Iowa, Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Pork Producers Association.

Ag leaders goes virtual


Leadership class highlights key farm issues in long-distance visit with members of Congress.

Managing Farm Stress - What Works for Me


Stress. Worry. Anxiety. Words with which many ag producers have become all too familiar over the years.

Iowa offers grants to supply local food to schools


Money provided through federal CARES Act will help schools use more locally sourced meat, fruit and vegetables in their cafeterias.

Reynolds, Naig introduce program to help schools purchase Iowa-grown produce, protein for students


Eligible applicants can apply for the Local Produce and Protein Program grants online at

Reynolds authorizes CARES Act dollars for small meat processing growth, specialty crops


“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.”

Reynolds, Iowa Department of Education announce $26.2 million for Internet connectivity


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.

Enjoy State Fair fun at home


Register for Iowa Farm Bureau's 'Ag-mazing challenge' to win prizes

Mahaska County farmer Mark Jackson celebrated as Iowa's Conservation Farmer of the Year


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.

A fair chance


State Fair Special Edition offers 4-H and FFA members opportunity to show their livestock.