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Events

Check out upcoming events and webinars hosted by Iowa Farm Bureau.

January

Insights Iowa:  Informing the Financial Picture for Iowa’s Primary Crops and the Decisions Made

Insights Iowa: Informing the Financial Picture for Iowa’s Primary Crops and the Decisions Made

1/18/2021 1:00:00 PM January 18, 2021 1:00 PM

Using the annual projection for the costs of production in corn and soybean crops, we will draw a financial picture from historical market conditions in Iowa and choices that are available to Iowa producers.

Livestock Risk Protection: An Improved Risk Management Tool Webinar

Livestock Risk Protection: An Improved Risk Management Tool Webinar

1/20/2021 1:00:00 PM January 20, 2021 1:00 PM

Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) is an insurance plan designed to protect against a decline in market price. LRP is typically available for fed cattle, feeder cattle, swine and lamb.

Challenging Brazil:  The Push and Pull that is Brazilian Agriculture

Challenging Brazil: The Push and Pull that is Brazilian Agriculture

1/21/2021 1:00:00 PM January 21, 2021 1:00 PM

Brazil holds several advantages for production agriculture systems – and quite a few drawbacks at the same time.

Registration now open for Iowa Farm Bureau's virtual Young Farmer Conference

Iowa Farm Bureau's 2021 Young Farmer Conference

1/29/2021 12:00:00 AM January 29, 2021 - January 30, 2021 1/30/2021 12:00:00 AM

Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s conference will be held virtually Jan. 29 and 30 and features two dynamic keynote speakers, eight live breakout sessions, networking opportunities and more.

February

Make the Best Better:  Improving Iowa's Market Dynamics Through Transportation

Make the Best Better: Improving Iowa's Market Dynamics Through Transportation

2/4/2021 1:00:00 PM February 4, 2021 1:00 PM

Investments toward improving the marketing capacity of U.S. crops with water transportation are front-and-center.

Advantage Iowa:  Where Are We at in Iowa Crops and Livestock After a Pandemic Year and Where Are We Looking Moving Forward?

Advantage Iowa: Where Are We at in Iowa Crops and Livestock After a Pandemic Year

2/11/2021 1:00:00 PM February 11, 2021 1:00 PM

What changes have occurred in light of the COVID-19 pandemic? Let us explore the prospects for Iowa crops and livestock highlight key items to watch moving forward.

Read the Signs:  Federal Data and Factors for Keen Awareness

Read the Signs: Federal Data and Factors for Keen Awareness

2/25/2021 1:00:00 PM February 25, 2021 1:00 PM

Information flows are powerful, but none as much on the aggregate as WASDE – and we have the former Chair of USDA’s World Outlook Board who produced that authoritative document.

March

2021 Crop Insurance and Pre-Harvest Marketing Webinar

2021 Crop Insurance and Pre-Harvest Marketing Webinar

3/3/2021 1:00:00 PM March 3, 2021 1:00 PM

Do you understand how Revenue Protection Crop Insurance works in up and down markets? Does the new Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) give protection you should consider on your farm? How can RP make you more confident to sell crops before harvest?

Planting/Growing Season 2021 – What a Difference a Year Makes Webinar

Planting/Growing Season 2021 – What a Difference a Year Makes Webinar

3/17/2021 1:00:00 PM March 17, 2021 1:00 PM

Coming into last growing season soils were wet – we had concerns about planting delays and other crop wetness issues. This spring sees a much different setting with drier soils and concerns about refilling the profile.