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Unsettled trade, wild commodity markets and digital ag advancements top discussion at Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit in Ames

7/21/2017

Managing costs, staying ahead of wild market swings and finding efficiency through data mining were key issues experts addressed at Iowa Farm Bureau’s fifth annual Economic Summit held yesterday in Ames.

AFBF, FFA to partner on agricultural education efforts

7/17/2017

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and National FFA Organization last week signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to grow leaders, build communities and strengthen agriculture.

Europe playing politics with biotech crops

7/17/2017

When American farmers travel to Europe, questions about biotech crops or GMOs are always front and center.

River clean-up crew sees how farmers aid water quality

7/17/2017

Iowans have similar interests in cleaning up and protecting water resources, river clean-up volunteers in Floyd County learned last week.

Misperceptions about farming span the ocean

7/10/2017

It was easy for Iowa Farm Bureau members to spot differences between agriculture practices in Iowa and Poland when they visited the central European country last week for the Iowa Farm Bureau market study tour.

BBQ School preps youth for cookout competitions

7/10/2017

A love of all things culinary and a passion for educating kids inspired a retired pig and crop farmer to provide an opportunity not available in the county.

Foreign visitors impressed by the scale and sophistication of Iowa agriculture

6/26/2017

A group of international scholars who recently visited Iowa State University (ISU) as well as farms and agribusinesses were struck by the size, scale and technological sophistication of the state’s farming.

Chocolate milk survey stirs need for ag education

6/26/2017

We all got a chuckle from the news that 7 percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows.

Iowans can travel the new Tenderloin Trail

6/19/2017

The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is blazing a tasty new trail across Iowa: the Tenderloin Trail.

IFBF members set for market study trip to Poland

6/5/2017

A group of Iowa Farm Bureau members and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) staff are set to travel to Poland in late June on a market study tour.

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