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Warren County farmer wins Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Discussion Meet

12/7/2016

Shamus Brown of Warren County placed first in the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) Young Farmer Discussion Meet held Dec. 6 during IFBF’s 98th annual meeting in Des Moines.

Guthrie County farmer's passion and commitment to sharing agriculture's story earns Adam Ebert the Bob Joslin Excellence in Ag Award

12/7/2016

Adam Ebert’s passion for telling the story of Iowa agriculture and community involvement earned the young Coon Rapids farmer the prestigious Bob Joslin Excellence in Agriculture Award, presented during the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) 98th Annual Meeting in Des Moines, Dec. 6-7.

98th Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting celebrates innovation, accomplishments of agriculture

12/7/2016

Members of the state’s largest grassroots farm organization gathered in Des Moines, 1,000 strong, to celebrate the many ways agriculture helps Iowans “Believe, Lead and Achieve” a path of success in rural Iowa.

Plagge family of Franklin County presented Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award

12/7/2016

Ian and Val Plagge of Latimer were named the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) 2016 Young Farmer Achievement Award Winner at the organization’s 98th annual meeting in Des Moines, Dec. 6-7.

Bringing physicians to rural Iowa

12/5/2016

Rural Iowa has an abundance of so many things: friendly people, wide open spaces or historic Main Streets, where one can shop in boutique businesses or enjoy a slice of pie so good it seems to stop time while you eat it. Sure, you can find all those things, and more; but too often, what you won’t find is a doctor.

Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa program marks 10 year milestone, celebrates $125 million in economic impact for rural Iowa

12/5/2016

The calendar may show this is the start of Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) week, as proclaimed by Governor Terry Branstad, but the state’s largest grassroots farm organization has always believed that agriculture thrives, when rural Iowa thrives.

Farm Bureau: Your neighbor since 1918

12/5/2016

Imagine living in every Iowa community for 98 years (or longer), and you’ll understand why Farm Bureau devotes its energy and millions of dollars annually to the pillars that help support our entire state, from farm families and rural communities to students of all ages.

IFBF market study tour will explore agriculture in Poland

11/28/2016

The Iowa Farm Bureau Fed­eration (IFBF) is offering its mem­­bers an exclusive opportunity to participate in an intensive market study tour to Poland in late June and early July 2017.

Biofuel backers cheer as agency restores levels

11/28/2016

Biofuel supporters cheered last week as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) put the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) “back on track” by raising renewable fuel volume requirements across all categories of biofuels for 2017.

Celebrity turkeys shine light on superb livestock care

11/21/2016

While I’m looking forward to spending time with my family in northeast Iowa this year, I got an early taste of Thanksgiving when I met a family in northwest Iowa who raised turkeys to be part of a special turkey pardoning tradition at the White House.

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