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Iowa Farm Bureau unites farming neighbors, friends with online exchange to help Iowa flood victims


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), the state’s largest grassroots farm organization, launched the Farming Community Disaster Exchange where Iowans can offer help to those impacted by the floods or to seek assistance.

Iowa Farm Bureau crop experts say the worst is yet to come for farmers impacted by flooding


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation’s (IFBF) economists say Iowa may see upwards of $2 billion in damages from recent flooding in Iowa, which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) says may peak again once snow melts make their way down from neighboring northern states and heavy spring rains arrive.

Hardin County custom steelworking company earns Iowa Farm Bureau's Renew Rural Iowa Entrepreneur Award


Iowa Steel Masters, a custom steel rollforming company, founded in 2014, provides nearly 10 million pounds of steel to customers creating custom panels for agricultural buildings, residential projects, and commercial building paneling each year.

Iowa Farm Bureau supports immediate relief efforts and resources for flood victims


Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), founded a century ago on the premise of helping rural Iowans weather the challenges of farming, is donating $35,000 for flood relief efforts to help manage the immediate needs of Missouri River flood victims.

Iowa Farm Bureau Federation young farmers raise much-needed funds for Iowa food banks


Hundreds of young farmers from Iowa Farm Bureau came together and raised $5,515 for the Food Bank of Iowa.

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.