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Presnall to retire as IFBF executive  director


Denny Presnall, who has served as Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) executive director and secretary/treasurer since 2007, last week announced his plans to retire after the beginning of 2018.

Iowa Farm Bureau and University of Iowa Athletics team up for ANF game on Sept. 23


Iowa Farm Bureau and the University of Iowa will showcase the many ways “America Needs Farmers” at the seventh annual ANF Game Day, held Saturday, Sept. 23 at Kinnick Stadium.

Make a fresh start this fall with heart-healthy beef


A new study showing that lean beef can help in weight loss and weight management also caught my attention as I aim to eat healthier this fall.

Hill: Farmers’ efforts making a worldwide positive impact


Farmers, through their hard work, sacrifices and inspiration, continuously produce a positive impact that spans country borders, oceans and generations

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation supports Texas farmers and ranchers hurt by Hurricane Harvey


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is supporting Texas farmers and ranchers hit hard by Hurricane Harvey with a $5,000 donation to the Texas Farm Bureau Hurricane Relief Fund.

Maximizing environmental benefit of conservation programs lead discussions at 2017 Iowa Farm Bureau Summer Policy Conference


The voting delegate body of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), the state’s largest grassroots general farm organization, met in West Des Moines this week to develop the legislative policy direction on issues important to members statewide.

Iowa Farm Bureau statement regarding Bill Northey's nomination as USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation


For the past decade, Bill Northey has served admirably as Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture, and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) members are extremely pleased he was tapped for a new role with the USDA leading the newly-created office of Farm Production and Conservation.

Iowa Farm Bureau teams up with Iowa Hawkeyes to provide an 'ANF Game Day On-Field Experience'


The Iowa Farm Bureau and University of Iowa Hawkeyes are partnering to celebrate Iowa farmers during the 7th annual America Needs Famers (ANF) Game Day on September 23 when the Hawks take on the Penn State Nittany Lions.

What is my role on the family farm?


There’s so many ways that women contribute to agriculture, and I’ve come to find that there’s no such thing as a small job on the farm.

Dallas County Farm Bureau members recognized with 2017 Way We Live Award at the Iowa State Fair


Six farm families won 2017 Way We Live Awards on Friday, August 18 at the Iowa State Fair. The Jeff and Barb Hansen family was one of the six families recognized.