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Iowa Minute: Free concussion insurance for Iowa high school athletes


Iowa Farm Bureau is partnering with IGHSAU and IHSAA to sponsor free HeadStrong concussion insurance for all Iowa high school athletes.

TransAtlantic Dialogue on Direct Marketing Workshop


The workshop opens a dialogue between American and German experts on Direct Marketing in Agriculture. We will discuss programs that are working in Iowa and in Germany as well as share issues that farmers face in direct marketing in both countries. In addition, we will have a discussion of current trade issues between the US and Germany (and the EU) and have an update on what is happening in trade discussions. We invite everyone to join us for this dialogue event.

Spreading knowledge kid to kid


An Iowa boy is featured in a new book that will help non-farm children understand pig raising and see how farmers care for animals and the environment.

ISU Ag Career Day set for Oct. 9


The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University (ISU) will hold its annual fall career fair Oct. 9 at the Lied Recreation Center on campus.

IGHSAU, Iowa Farm Bureau team up to offer concussion insurance for prep athletes


The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU), with support from its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau, announced last week that it is offering HeadStrong Concussion Insurance for the 2018-19 school year.

IGHSAU & Iowa Farm Bureau Team Up to Add HeadStrong Concussion Insurance for 2018-19 School Year


The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU), with support from its title sponsor, the Iowa Farm Bureau, is offering the HeadStrong Concussion Insurance program for the 2018-19 school year.

Iowa Ag Literacy Foundation to offer online course on water quality


Iowa teachers can learn about water quality and how science can help manage soil nutrients through a new graduate course

Iowa Farm Bureau and University of Iowa Athletics Team Up for ANF Celebration and Game on Sept. 22


Former Hawkeye standout and 10-Year NFL star Aaron Kampman has been named this year’s ANF Wall of Honor inductee.

Naig encourages Iowa schools to participate in Iowa Local Food Day celebration on Oct. 11


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today encouraged Iowa schools to participate in Iowa Local Food Day on Oct. 11 by serving two or more dishes of Iowa grown or raised foods.

ISU feed mill plans right on track


The educational and research facility is expected to be completed by harvest 2020.