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A century of strengthening Iowa’s youth

5/22/2018

A lot has changed since 1918, but our commitment to the people, progress and pride of Iowa remains. There’s no better proof of that commitment than Farm Bureau’s decades-long investment in Iowa’s youth.

Two distinct visions on food production

5/21/2018

Norman Borlaug’s belief in science and mankind trumped the predictions of doom.

Wealth plays a role in food knowledge

5/7/2018

Higher income Americans think they know more about food, but it doesn’t always work out that way.

IFBF awards $180,000 in scholarships to agriculture students

5/7/2018

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) has awarded $180,000 in tuition scholarships to current or future students who will study agriculture in post-secondary school.

From cow spotting to healthy food choices, ag lessons last a lifetime

5/1/2018

Ag literacy aims to help us understand the role of ag in our daily lives - in the choices we make every day at the grocery store, the gas pump or the voting booth. That way, we can make informed decisions on important issues like water quality, farm production and nutrition...

A Century of Innovation

4/30/2018

The Iowa Farm Bureau is a presenting sponsor of the Hoover Museum's 100 years of farming exhibit.

Exhibit to explore Iowa's ag history

4/30/2018

The new exhibit at the Herbert Hoover museum in West Branch marks Farm Bureau’s centennial year.

Deere plans to build new sprayer research facility at Iowa State University Research Park

4/30/2018

John Deere plans to construct a new 33,000-square-foot facility at the Iowa State University (ISU) Research Park as a design and test lab for agricultural spraying and applications technology.

Iowa schools earn awards at annual FFA conference

4/30/2018

The Iowa Council on Agricultural Education last week honored Central DeWitt High School in DeWitt with the 2018 Excellence in Agriculture Education award

Getting ahead in school

4/23/2018

Ag literacy program works with aspiring teachers to incorporate ag in their lesson plans.

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