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Cow farts, climate change and what really stinks about celebrity diet advice


Just when you think you have things figured out, new information comes forward and proves you were wrong. Maybe it all comes down to where you started your search for answers.

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation hires Dr. Sam Funk to lead research important to Iowa agriculture


Dr. Funk is responsible for serving IFBF’s statewide membership by conducting original research and economic analysis on agricultural issues.

Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa honors north central Iowa business that teaches art around the world


A Mitchell County couple credited with making education curriculum just a ‘click away’ for art teachers around the nation are the recipients of Iowa Farm Bureau’s Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award.

Iowa Farm Bureau's new community resources manager continues organization's history of philanthropy


Ronnette Vondrak will be responsible for managing IFBF's charitable contributions

Iowa Farm Bureau joins Iowa Department of Agriculture, farmers and conservationists to sponsor cover crop workshop


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is proud to sponsor a Cover Crop Workshop in Ankeny, where farmers can learn how cover crops can improve their yields and soil structure, while also being an important part of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

Take the "Hilton South" Farm Strong® Challenge for a chance to win tickets to the conference tournament in Kansas City


College basketball fans everywhere are gearing up for the stretch towards the big tournament in March, and the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) and Iowa State University (ISU) Athletics are announcing a special opportunity for fans to cheer on ISU’s entire run through the conference tournament – and more – by entering to win the “Hilton South” Farm Strong® Challenge.