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America Needs Farmers




Celebrating an engine that drives the world


Aaron Kampman knew about planting, growing, and harvesting long before he lettered in football for the University of Iowa from 1998-2001.

Why Iowa Farm Bureau supports ANF


This Saturday, through family-friendly tailgate games, about 40 young Iowa farmers will share how they grow crops or raise animals.

See what motivated Aaron Kampman to return to Iowa and champion the ANF cause


After his professional football playing career, Aaron Kampman, his wife, Linde, and their children could have relocated anywhere in the country. They chose Iowa.

The lean years remind us of what it means to be “Farm Strong”


2018 ANF Wall of Honor inductee Aaron Kampman is a reminder that integrity and dedication can’t take a break during the down years.

Iowa Farm Bureau and University of Iowa Athletics Team Up for ANF Celebration and Game on Sept. 22


Former Hawkeye standout and 10-Year NFL star Aaron Kampman has been named this year’s ANF Wall of Honor inductee.

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.

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.

ANF Game Day 2017


Help us celebrate the work America’s farm families do to provide for our daily needs during the seventh annual ANF Game Day, September 23 at historic Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa!

'America Needs Farmers' (ANF) celebrates Hawkeyes' West Des Moines Spring Practice with $32,000 donation to Iowa Food Banks


The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and University of Iowa Athletic Department’s America Needs Farmer’s (ANF) initiative is announcing a donation of $32,250 to the Iowa Food Bank Association, which will be presented on-field during the annual Hawkeyes Spring Practice at Valley High School in West Des Moines.

Greenway's gridiron success, character stem from "Farm Strong" roots


Chad Greenway’s gridiron success is well known, but his Farm Strong character that made him the perfect fit for the ANF squad is less reported.