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National Farm Safety and Health Week Provides Awareness, Reminders for Agriculture Industry

Commentary An editorial column from the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation By Garrett Hawkins It seems like every time you turn around, there’s a day or a week devoted to a cause or event. Some are traditional, such as Christmas or Hanukkah. Others, like the Fourth of July, remind us of key events in our nation’s history. Finally, some just make you scratch your head like International Ninja Day (December 5, […]

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IOWA FARMERS HIGHLIGHTED IN NEW ‘REAL FARMERS. REAL FOOD. REAL MEAT.’ VIDEO SERIES

IOWA FARMERS HIGHLIGHTED IN NEW ‘REAL FARMERS. REAL FOOD. REAL MEAT.’ VIDEO SERIES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Caitlyn Lamm, (515) 225-5470, clamm@ifbf.org WEST DES MOINES, Iowa—August 12, 2021— While Iowa’s bread and butter lies within the agricultural industry, Iowans still have questions about the health of their foods, how it was raised and if it is environmentally friendly. That’s why Iowa Farm Bureau launched Real Farmers. Real Food. Real Meat., […]

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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR EXCLUSIVE IOWA FARM BUREAU VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE, “CARBON CREDIT MARKETS: WHAT FARMERS NEED TO KNOW”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Andrew Wheeler, Iowa Farm Bureau, awheeler@ifbf.org  (515) 225-5414 REGISTRATION OPEN FOR EXCLUSIVE IOWA FARM BUREAU VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE, “CARBON CREDIT MARKETS: WHAT FARMERS NEED TO KNOW” WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – June 2, 2021 – The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) opened registration today for its upcoming virtual roundtable diving into key considerations for farmers seeking to adopt climate-friendly carbon sequestration and other practices with the hope […]

todayJune 2, 2021

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IOWA FARM BUREAU CELEBRATES IOWA LEGISLATURE’S ACTION ON HISTORIC TAX REFORM AND EXTENDED COMMITMENT TO CONSERVATION

      Tax Reforms to Provide Over $100 Million in Property Tax Relief, Income Tax Reductions, and Additional Opportunities for Young and Beginning Farmers   WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – May 20, 2021- With the conclusion of the 2021 legislative session, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa’s largest grassroots farm organization, applauds the passage of several important bills, including historic tax reform that will benefit Iowa’s farm families […]

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Keokuk Corn Grower Leslie Lindner Earns Top State Honors in National Corn Yield Contest

ST. LOUIS (March 10, 2021) – The National Corn Yield Contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from across the country for their efforts and exceptional results. Although the past year posed numerous tests for all sectors of the American public, farmers continued to drive agricultural production in the face of incredible obstacles. Through their efforts, NCGA members contributed valuable data that will help all growers […]

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