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Hands-on training

5/3/2021

Agriculture students at Buena Vista University get first-hand experience in crops and livestock management with the help of a local farmer.

IFBF awards $190,000 in scholarships

5/3/2021

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) has awarded 27 emerging young leaders with a $2,500 scholarship to support their agricultural education at their chosen university or college.

Iowa Farm Bureau scholarship winners represent next generation of agriculture leaders

4/29/2021

Agriculture is an industry that tackles challenges like increased productivity to meet the demands of a growing population, while also protecting the natural environment through innovation.

Teaching ag to teachers

4/19/2021

Wartburg's Michael Bechtel incorporates agriculture into all aspects of his science education classes at the northeast Iowa liberal arts college.

Wartburg hands-on science teaching system offered to schools across Iowa

4/19/2021

Elementary and high school students all over Iowa will have a chance for hands-on lessons in animal agriculture and agronomics thanks to a system developed by professor Michael Bechtel and students at Wartburg College.

ISU to build new turkey teaching, research center

4/19/2021

Iowa State University’s (ISU) Department of Animal Science has received commitments of more than $2 million in private donations for a new Turkey Teaching and Research Facility to be constructed south of campus.

ISU Meat Lab steps up to help Iowans in crisis

4/12/2021

Lab helped farmers with market ready animals and Iowa food banks during the pandemic.

Eggs: Not just  for decorating

4/5/2021

Eggs provide important nutrients for kids' brain development

Virtual ag learning

4/5/2021

Helping teachers bring agriculture into online classrooms

Dispelling Misinformation about the COVID19 Vaccine

3/22/2021

Studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are very effective at keeping you from getting COVID-19. Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, accurate vaccine information is critical. COVID-19 vaccination will be an important tool to help stop the pandemic.

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