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The $1,000 scholarships were awarded to children of Farm Bureau members to support education in fields important to rural Iowa.
Because such local events are so vital to communities, many are waiting as long as they can to make hard decisions and looking for new ways to keep their fairs going in any capacity.
Farm Bureau awards $180,000 to current and future college students
The Iowa Council on Agricultural Education awarded Algona Community School in Algona with the 2020 Excellence in Agriculture Education Award.
Two-day professional development workshops for teachers will be offered throughout the summer and around the state by the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation and partner organizations.
Thank you to our local heroes in schools, fields, and everywhere for keeping us fed and safe during the coronavirus outbreak.
Farmers experiencing stress who would like to visit with a counselor should consider telehealth opportunities. Many telehealth counselors are taking new clients.
Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom programs go online to provide ag lessons to students.
National contest provides Belle Mohn with a platform to talk about the importance agriculture plays in people’s lives.
“Skip the Trip,” a program the Iowa Department of Transportation began last year allowing students to take the non-commercial driver’s knowledge test at approved educational sites has now been expanded to allow parents, guardians, and legal custodians to proctor the test for their children from home using an electronic device connected to the Internet.