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Iowa is 6th best state to live in, says U.S. News & World Report


A new report from U.S. News & World Report ranks Iowa as the 6th best state to live, based on 68 metrics across seven categories: health care, education, infrastructure, crime and corrections, opportunity, economy, and government.

Power through your day with protein-rich meat, eggs and dairy


High-quality, or "complete," proteins found in animal-based foods, such as beef, pork, poultry, eggs and dairy, contain all the essential amino acids and are easily digestible.

30-plus organizations team up to help re-establish monarch habitat in Iowa


The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium has released a statewide strategy to support monarch butterfly recovery in Iowa and North America.

FFA: For future farmers, teachers, chemists, veterinarians, and more!


With the agriculture industry expanding over the past few decades, so has the FFA.

Iowa Minute: Ethanol technology reducing greenhouse gas emissions, price of fuel


The new Iowa Minute explores how technological advancements in ethanol production are benefitting the environment and consumers’ wallets.

Iowa Farm Bureau and Iowa Bankers Association team up for webinar highlighting importance of the farmer-banker relationship


Good communication between farmers and their lenders has always been important, but the current agricultural economy makes the strength of that relationship critical to sustainability.

Members stress the need for state support for water quality efforts


Farm Bureau leaders traveled to the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines last week to meet with lawmakers and stressed the importance of adequate and sustainable state funding to support conservation programs as farmers take on the challenge of improving water quality through the science-based Iowa Water Quality Initiative.

Reynolds: Trade, infrastructure and education are priorities


Trade, infrastructure and education are key priorities to keep Iowa’s economy strong, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds said last week at the Iowa Farm Bureau Policy Information Conference in West Des Moines.

Iowa officials outline plans to scale up water quality efforts


As more Iowa farmers step up to take on the challenge of improving water quality, state and academic leaders last week outlined plans to scale up practices and build momentum for the Iowa Water Quality Initiative.

Auto parts and tools company founded in Decatur County home grows to earn Iowa Farm Bureau's 'Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award'


For its remarkable success and economic impact in the community, Freedom Racing Tool and Auto, LLC has been awarded the Iowa Farm Bureau ‘Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award.’