Thanks to livestock farmers in the area, a new business is coming to Eagle Grove, Iowa, along with 250 new families.
With one in five Iowa jobs tied to agriculture, there are many agriculture-based careers for Iowa students to pursue.
The second week of April saw blue jackets all around Ames for the 89th annual Iowa FFA Leadership Conference. FFA students from all corners of the state gathered for career development contests and discussions with their peers and agricultural employers in attendance, bringing a wave of excitement and optimism along with them.
Working in the Iowa Farm Bureau booth at the 2017 Iowa FFA Leadership Conference, I met with young students who were not only Farm Strong but farm smart. Unlike me at that age, these young people know exactly where their passion lies, and that’s within agriculture.
Earth Day is a good time for all of us to reflect on the condition of our natural resources, what we’re doing to protect them, the progress we’re making, and how we can do even more to take on the challenge of protecting them in the future.
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) has been a long-time donor of Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) and are proud to strengthen this partnership by serving as a 2017 Premier Statewide Partner.
I’m really not into the whole super hero craze which seems to dominate movie screens every summer. But if I had to choose a superhero to admire, I’d go with ethanol.
With roots in north central Iowa dating back to 1944, Hoover’s Hatchery is a well-recognized and highly respected business success story for the family-owned hatchery in Rudd.
The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and University of Iowa Athletic Department’s America Needs Farmer’s (ANF) initiative is announcing a donation of $32,250 to the Iowa Food Bank Association, which will be presented on-field during the annual Hawkeyes Spring Practice at Valley High School in West Des Moines.
For more than 30 years, the Iowa FFA Association and Iowa Farm Bureau have partnered to help make the next generation of Iowa leaders "Farm Strong."! We're proud to sponsor this year's Iowa FFA Leadership Conference and support Iowa's students through a number of different initiatives, including millions of dollars in scholarships.