PAGE TITLE

Education Articles

Iowa Farm Bureau members may subscribe for free email news on education, including stories about education funding and curriculum, the integration of agriculture into the classroom, and more. Subscribe here!

{{a.title}}

{{a.publishDate}}

{{a.summary}}

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.

Fear of massive cuts to essential farm safety net programs feature topic at Iowa Farm Bureau's Economic Summit

5/30/2017

As farmers enter a fourth year of a downturned ag economy, any proposals calling for cuts to the essential farm safety net send waves of fear through the rural countryside.

Hill: Reynolds to be a strong voice for ag

5/30/2017

Farmers will continue to be well represented as Kim Reynolds takes the reins as Iowa’s governor

Growing ag learners

5/26/2017

Cedar County Farm Bureau launches a new Ag in the Classroom project to boost farm and food literacy.

Iowa schools have new resource for Farm to School efforts

5/24/2017

The ISU Extension and Outreach Local Foods Program has been selected as the 2017-2019 National Farm to School Network Iowa Core Partner.

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,

{{a.title}}

{{a.publishDate}}

{{a.summary}}