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Fight back against media scares about food


Whether you’re a Trump fan or not is irrelevant when it comes to the mainstream media’s role in his election.

How Yoga Pants Changed My Mind about Chemicals


As a gardener, I know that "chemicals"- such as pesticides and crop-protection products- are a necessity in growing safe, healthy food. Without pesticides, farmers would lose a significant portion of their food crops, which leads to food waste and rising costs at the grocery store

Poll finds Iowans trust Farm Bureau


I wasn’t aware that the Register had added Farm Bureau to a poll of Iowans about trust, but I’m not all that surprised about the result.

Iowa's country school Legacy


Former students and volunteers restore an Odebolt country school into a downtown museum destination.

Poll finds Iowans put a lot of trust in Farm Bureau


Trust is a big issue today throughout America. Experts oft­en say everyday citizens are losing confidence in government agencies, in institutions and in the media.

AFBF and FFA begin a new collaboration


A new collaboration between the American Farm Bureau Fed­eration (AFBF) and the National FFA Organization will help prepare agriculture leaders of tomorrow.

Iowans can discover all of our agriculture connections by visiting Farm Bureau Park at the Iowa State Fair


The 2017 Iowa State Fair is right around the corner and fairgoers will have a chance to win great prizes and play games at Farm Bureau Park while learning how “Farmers Help Produce More than Produce.”

IFBF Young Farmers to host kid-focused activities on August 12 at the fair


What do toothpaste, batteries, shoes and aspirin have in common? They are all items farmers help produce.

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


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


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.