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Iowa Farm Bureau awards 179 scholarships

5/18/2020

The $1,000 scholarships were awarded to children of Farm Bureau members to support education in fields important to rural Iowa.

Vital to rural Iowa, county and regional fairs imperiled by coronavirus pandemic

5/11/2020

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.

Iowa Farm Bureau scholarship winners represent next generation of agriculture leaders

5/11/2020

Farm Bureau awards $180,000 to current and future college students

Schools  recognized for ag excellence

5/4/2020

The Iowa Council on Agricultural Education awarded Algona Com­munity School in Algona with the 2020 Excellence in Agriculture Education Award.

Teacher professional development workshops will focus on ag literacy

5/4/2020

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.

Thanks to the heroes who provide safe, nutritious food

5/1/2020

Thank you to our local heroes in schools, fields, and everywhere for keeping us fed and safe during the coronavirus outbreak.

Farm stress: Consider Iowa telehealth counselors

4/28/2020

Farmers experiencing stress who would like to visit with a counselor should consider telehealth opportunities. Many telehealth counselors are taking new clients.

Virtual ag lessons

4/27/2020

Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom programs go online to provide ag lessons to students.

Iowan vies for Miss U.S. Agriculture title

4/13/2020

National contest provides Belle Mohn with a platform to talk about the importance agriculture plays in people’s lives.

Parents now able to administer the Iowa DOT written driving test at home

4/13/2020

“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.

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