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Iowa Farm Bureau's fifth Economic Summit to highlight opportunities amidst ongoing market challenges

5/22/2017

To assist farmers facing several consecutive years of tight margins and low commodity prices, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) announced the 2017 IFBF Economic Summit: “Overcoming Challenges, Creating Opportunities” on July 20 at the Iowa State Scheman Center in Ames.

Hamburg farm school teaches lessons outside the classroom

5/22/2017

While other students were playing on play­­­­ground eq­­uipment at Marnie Simons Elementary School in Hamburg,

Hanrahan demonstrates cow-calf care through live Facebook chat

5/22/2017

Last week, Madison County Farm Bureau President Dan Hanrahan gave a tour of his cow-calf farm to 150 visitors who didn’t even have to step foot on his farm.

	County FB's effort bringing ag curriculum to elementary students

5/15/2017

The Cedar County Farm Bureau set a goal of teaching every student in their local schools about agriculture.

Ag literacy workshops set across Iowa during the summer break

5/15/2017

Iowa teachers are invited to participate in two-day professional development workshops throughout the state organized by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation and county Farm Bureaus.

Ag Briefs - May 17, 2017

5/15/2017

Ag Briefs - May 17, 2017

Hudson FFA members join in on call with Sec. Perdue

5/8/2017

FFA members in Hudson last week had a unique opportunity to ask questions of the nation’s 31st ag secretary.

USDA to allow school districts more flexibility on  lunch menus

5/8/2017

The U.S. Department of Agri­culture (USDA) will provide greater flexibility in nutrition requirements for school meal programs by restoring local control of guidelines on whole grains, sodium and milk,

Envirothon provides hands-on learning for students

5/1/2017

While other students were in classrooms last week, participants in the Iowa Envirothon took their studies outdoors.

IFBF awards $180,000 in scholarships to Iowa students

5/1/2017

The Iowa Farm Bureau Fed­eration (IFBF) has awarded $1,000 scholarships for tuition to 180 students who plan to study agriculture at their chosen colleges and universities.

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