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Search launched for new ISU ag school dean

1/22/2018

Iowa State University (ISU) has launched the search for the next endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station.

IFBF Young Farmer Conference Feb. 2-3

1/8/2018

Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2018 Young Farmer Conference will be held Feb. 2-3 at The Meadows Hotel and Conference Center in Altoona.

Farm Bureau ready to take on ag’s long to-do list

1/8/2018

As 2018 gets off to a fast, but chilly, start here in Iowa, folks in agriculture are looking over some very long to-do lists for the new year.

Fans can win trip to Big 12 tourney and learn about iowa agriculture

1/8/2018

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and Iowa State University (ISU) Athletics are offering an opportunity to witness ISU’s entire run at the Big 12 tournament by entering to win the “Hilton South” Farm Strong® Challenge.

Beef marketing competition available to Iowa students

12/29/2017

The Iowa Agriculture Literacy Found­ation is announcing a new cross-curricular program for elementary, middle, and high school students to engage with and understand beef production.

Bill would allow schools to offer more milk choices

12/18/2017

A recently introduced bill that would allow schools to give students more milk choices will enhance the efforts of school nutrition programs to provide nutritious meals and teach healthy eating behaviors

Iowa asks for dismissal of lawsuit targeting ag fraud law

12/18/2017

The State of Iowa is requesting the dismissal of a lawsuit filed in October by animal rights groups and others that challenges Iowa’s law, known as the Ag Fraud law.

Farmers are finding many ways to connect with consumers

12/11/2017

Farmers are finding a wide variety of ways to connect with consumers

Entrepreneurs find Iowa a friendly place for start-ups

12/11/2017

The climate for business start-ups in Iowa is as good as anywhere in the country due to programs like Renew Rural Iowa

Lessons learned from previous  generations can help young farmers

12/11/2017

It isn’t easy getting started in farming, but young farmers can achieve success with a willingness to learn, to accept change and to take risks,

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