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Water quality funding is the focus at the Iowa Statehouse

1/22/2018

Discussions on water quality funding continued last week at the Iowa Capitol, with all eyes on the House.

Ag Briefs - Jan 24, 2018

1/22/2018

Ag Briefs - Jan 24, 2018

Iowans support farmer's conservation efforts

1/15/2018

There’s good news for Iowa farm families, from the latest Iowa Farm Bureau Food & Farm Index survey results. Over three-fourths (77%) of Iowa grocery shoppers are confident Iowa farmers are caring for the environment responsibly, with 1 in 4 (24%) being very confident!

AFBF adopts Iowa policy

1/15/2018

National group adopts Iowa policy on improvements to the Conservation Reserve.

Iowans appointed to AFBF committees

1/15/2018

A number of Iowa Farm Bureau members have been appointed to serve on one of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Issue Advisory Committees.

Reynolds highlights water quality funding

1/15/2018

The Iowa Governor also pledges to work for state tax reform in the 2018 legislative session.

Pork leaders reflect on challenges, opportunities

1/15/2018

A new year means a change in leadership for the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA). As Curtis Meier passes the torch to Gregg Hora to lead the state’s pork association, it’s a good time to reflect on the successes and challenges of the past year, and look forward to what lies ahead in 2018.

Variety of learning opportunities for farmers at 2018 Iowa Pork Congress

1/15/2018

All events are hosted on the lower level of Hy-vee Hall at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines unless otherwise noted.

Livestock best for use with cover crops, economist says

1/15/2018

Cover crops have a lot of benefits, but they aren’t profitable for farmers unless livestock are involved

Securing long-term, dedicated water quality funding is a 2018 legislative priority for Iowa Farm Bureau

1/9/2018

Members of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, plan to focus their 2018 legislative lobbying strength on issues that stand to impact all Iowans, mainly securing long-term, dedicated state funding to support Iowans’ successful efforts to improve water quality and conserve soil, and measures which will protect taxpayers.

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