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USDA to reopen FSA offices for additional services during government shutdown

1/22/2019

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that all Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide will soon reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in federal funding.

Seeking truth in meat labeling

1/21/2019

Iowa delegates successfully include language on meat labeling, crop insurance and other issues in American Farm Bureau Federation policy.

Cover crop workshop Jan. 29 in Ankeny

1/21/2019

The Iowa Farm Bureau will co-sponsor a cover crop workshop Jan. 29 at Mistress Brewing in Ankeny.

New conservation field days announced the week of 1/18

1/18/2019

There are 9 upcoming conservation field days under our Field Days & Events tab.

Survey available to reflect needs on your operation

1/18/2019

Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa Cattlemen's Association are conducting a survey to gauge farm operation needs.

Iowa Issues Special Local Needs Label Outlining DICAMBA-Specific Training Requirements

1/17/2019

Farmers and applicators using the products must participate before using the products

Cover crops workshop and meal at Mistress Brewing Company in Ankeny

1/16/2019

Join Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Julie Kenney and a farmer panel for a discussion cover crops and how to make them work in your operation.

Iowa Farm Bureau recognized at 100th American Farm Bureau Convention

1/16/2019

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) voting delegates joined delegates representing all 50 state Farm Bureaus this week in New Orleans during the 100th American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Annual Convention and centennial celebration to approve resolutions that will guide the grassroots organization on national policy throughout 2019.

Taxpayer protection, bolstering the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Program, and water quality and soil conservation are among 2019 legislative priorities for Iowa Farm Bureau

1/15/2019

Members of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, will focus their 2019 legislative lobbying strength on issues most important to members, including enhancing the Beginning Farmer Tax Credit program, water quality and soil conservation, and taxpayer protection.

EPA still pushing for year-round E15 sales

1/14/2019

The agency says it will meet the deadline despite the partial government shutdown.

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