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Slow down, let farm equipment pass, and enjoy Iowa this fall


With harvest underway, it’s even more important to be careful on the roads.

Why ANF matters to you, even if you don’t farm


While it’s a source of pride for those of us with a farm background, I can’t blame you for asking why ANF should matter to you, thirty-one years later.

Iowa Farm Bureau, UI Athletics announce Oct. 22 ANF activities


The Iowa Farm Bureau and University of Iowa are teaming up to celebrate Iowa’s farmers for the sixth annual ANF Game Day on Oct. 22, when the UI football team hosts Wisconsin in a nationally televised game that will kick off at 11:01 a.m. CT, inside Kinnick Stadium.

Leading farm organizations challenge Dannon and other food companies on retreat from sustainable agriculture practices


Leaders of the nation’s top farming organizations joined together today in urging food companies to recognize that their sustainability goals, intended to reduce the use of natural resources, cannot be achieved without the use of modern agricultural practices, despite any misleading assertions to the contrary.

Growing more food, using fewer resources


Smart people from all over the world will gather in central Iowa this week during the World Food Prize celebration to discuss the best ways to feed the world’s growing population, while protecting the environment.

The report card is in; water quality progress shows through


Iowa’s three-year-old Water Quality Initiative is off to a strong and very promising start. How do we know that? Simple: it’s the report card.

Iowa farmers honor World Food Prize Week by embracing innovation, diversity to bring more food choices to hungry Iowans


Iowa farmers, global leaders in farming innovation, who lead the nation in many types of food production, are troubled to hear one in eight Iowans today struggle to put healthy meals on the family table, because they are classified as ‘food insecure.’

American Athletics Incorporated recognized as Iowa Farm Bureau's latest 'Renew Rural Iowa' Award winner


From the NCAA Basketball Tournament to the Olympic Stage, American Athletics Incorporated (AAI) of Jefferson, Iowa, provides the equipment necessary for athletes such as Olympic gold medalist, Simone Biles, to find success, just as it is finding its own.

Two Renew Rural Iowa-mentored businesses earn distinction in national Farm Bureau® Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge


Two Iowa companies mentored to success through Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) Renew Rural Iowa program (RRIA) are semi-finalists in the national Farm Bureau® Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge.

IFBF 2016 Annual Meeting will celebrate members’ dedication


The Iowa Farm Bureau’s (IFBF) 98th annual meeting, set for Dec. 6 and 7, will celebrate the achievements of county Farm Bureaus and the members of the grassroots organization.