Iowa Farm Bureau Receives Top Honors PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Andrew Wheeler   
Monday, 13 January 2014 15:02

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, January 13, 2014 - Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), Iowa's largest grassroots farm organization, received several honors, including the Pinnacle Award, a top honor of national achievement at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 95th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

State Farm Bureaus were presented awards at the kickoff of the AFBF meeting January 12 to recognize their excellence in membership achievement and implementation of outstanding programs serving Farm Bureau members in 2013.

The Pinnacle Award is the highest level award and is given to the most outstanding state in each membership group. To be eligible for the award, a state must have achieved membership quota for the year and have the most President’s Awards in its membership group.  IFBF received four President’s Awards, given to the most outstanding entry in each membership group for each program area.

The Awards for Excellence are awarded to state Farm Bureaus that have demonstrated outstanding achievements in six program areas: Education and Outreach; Leadership Development; Member Services; Membership Initiatives; Policy Development and Implementation; and Public Relations and Communications. IFBF received an Award of Excellence in all six categories.


About Iowa Farm Bureau

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is a grassroots, statewide organization dedicated to helping farm families prosper and improve their quality of life.  More than 153,000 families in Iowa are Farm Bureau members, working together to achieve economic growth, educational improvement, and environmental quality in their communities.  For more information about Farm Bureau and agriculture, visit the online media center at

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