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Boost your energy with real meat


You don’t need an injection or infusion to boost your energy. You can get all the micronutrients you need from a balanced diet of animal-based proteins.

Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Hawkeyes team up to provide "ANF Game Day On-Field Experience"


On October 12, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and University of Iowa Hawkeyes will team up to celebrate Iowa’s farmers during the 9th annual America Needs Farmers (ANF) Game Day.

The morality of eating meat: Why we shouldn’t push our food choices onto others


Recent efforts by animal activists create confusion about the morality of eating meat.

Iowa Minute: Does Iowa have too much manure?


Manure is a source of nitrogen for fertilizer, and you might be surprised to learn just how valuable it is. Are claims that Iowa has too much manure overblown?

Celebrating Iowa farms that have stood the test of time


More than 480 farm families, from every corner of Iowa, celebrated a milestone this year as they accepted their Century or Heritage Farm awards during the Iowa State Fair. The annual awards, sponsored by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, really say a lot of good things about Iowa agriculture.

"Troy's Chuck Roast" earns championship crown at the 56th annual Farm Bureau Cookout Contest at the Iowa State Fair


Troy Anderson of Fort Dodge impressed the judges to claim the coveted championship crown, trophy, and the title of 2019 Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Cookout Champion.’

Iowa Farm Bureau responds to EPA granting additional ethanol waivers


It is deeply disappointing that the EPA has yet again chosen to side with big oil companies and grant more ethanol waivers, giving favor to oil companies at the expense of farmers.

Marking a century on the farm


The Krolls of Crawford County mark 100 years of farming with art and artifacts.

New Dean of ISU's Veterinary College discusses rural vet shortage, African Swine Fever and antibiotics | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 19


In this episode, Dr. Dan Grooms, the new Dean of Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, talks about the shortage of rural veterinarians, preventing devastating diseases like African Swine Fever, and antibiotic use.

New app provides interactive opportunity to assist monarch recovery


HabiTally enables farmers, ranchers, landowners and private citizens to support monarch butterfly populations.