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Duvall urges Iowans to be engaged in key issues


Now is the time for Farm Bur­eau members and farmers to be engaged on the issues and get involved

Duvall gets up close look at Iowa conservation efforts


The first thing Zippy Duvall noticed during his visit to Iowa last week was how corn dominates the state’s mid-summer landscape

Farm Bureau members deliver unified message in Washington


Farm Bureau members at several stages of their farming careers — ranging from beginning farmers to those near retirement —delivered a unified message on several national policy issues last week in Washington, D.C.

EPA director says agency is 'standing with farmers'


Two high-ranking Trump ad­­ministration officials — Envi­ron­­­­­­­­mental Protection Agency (EPA) Ad­­ministrator Scott Pruitt and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke — spoke to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Council of Presidents last week in Washington

EPA Taking Comments on Neonicotinoids Through July 24


The EPA is taking public comments on four neonicotinoids through July 24. Learn how to comment to EPA in this story.

Ethanol Profits: Target markets for ethanol export growth


Export markets to bolster profitability of ethanol.

Ethanol is the Main Biofuel Generating Credits for California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard


The Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) is a regulatory framework adopted by California to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the state.

Farm Bureau applauds EPA move to ditch WOTUS rule


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers last week announced a proposed rule to rescind the Clean Water Rule

There's More to the Story on Glyphosate & Cancer (As Ususal)


By now you've likely heard or read about the recent debunking by Reuters of an international cancer agency's "finding" that glyphosate may have a link to one type of cancer, but there's more intrigue underlying the headlines. Learn more here.

Coalition helps farmers establish, grow their livestock farms


As farmers have more questions about the rules and regulations that pertain to raising livestock in Iowa, they are turning to the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers (CSIF) for assistance.