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Award for Iowa Ag Literacy Foundation

3/18/2019

Iowa Ag Secretary Mike Naig presents the foundation with the Leadership in Education award.

4-H project turns into much more for Middlesworths

3/18/2019

What started as a simple 4-H project ended up becoming a big-time business for an Eddyville family.

Public land acquisition bills introduced

3/4/2019

The seventh week of the 2019 Iowa legislative session was busy with subcommittee and committee meetings before the first funnel deadline of March 8

Grants support students learning ag

3/1/2019

The Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation (IALF) has awarded 165 grants to schools throughout Iowa to support the integration of agriculture into classroom in­struction or after-school programs with an academic focus.

Bills to expand beginning farmer tax credit move ahead

2/25/2019

Legislators continued committee work last week as the first legislative funnel approaches in March 8.

 2019 Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Ag Insights Tour

2/18/2019

Join other young farmers on fun & educational tours of ag sites in the Kansas City area!

Vondrak joins Iowa Farm Bureau as community resources director

2/11/2019

Ronnette Vondrak has joined the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) as the new community resources manager.

School funding moves forward in Statehouse

2/11/2019

Both chambers had a busy week of subcommittee and committee meetings.

Ag education approved as new occupation for apprenticeship programs

2/5/2019

Through the efforts of the Iowa Council on Agri­cultural Education, "agriculture education instructor" was recently approved as an apprenticeable occupation by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship.

Students learn about ag through language

2/5/2019

English Language Learners across Iowa will now have a new tool to learn English in schools.

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