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Congressmen Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and David Young (R-Iowa) received an endorsement from the Iowa Farm Bureau for their re-election campaigns.

Blum is challenged by the Democratic nominee State Representative Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. Young is challenged by Democratic nominee Cindy Axne and Libertarian nominee Bryan Jack Holder in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District. 

“I’ve been a strong advocate for our farmers in Washington, D.C. and have enjoyed working closely with the Iowa Farm Bureau to ensure the needs of farmers are considered in policy negotiations and votes. I appreciate the patience of our farmers as they face significant challenges during negotiations to form better trade deals for our country and agriculture sectors. With a booming economy, it’s important our Iowa farmers aren’t left behind and, as we are seeing with the recently announced US Mexico Canada Agreement, progress is being made and I am confident things will continue to improve with these new trade deals,” Blum said in response.

“I’m honored to have the endorsement of the Iowa Farm Bureau! Every day I go to work for Iowa farmers. When President Obama wanted to implement the Waters of the U.S. rule (WOTUS) which would have regulated 97% of Iowa’s land in a new and harmful way, I fought to push back on this overreaching regulation which would have crippled family farms. I’ve introduced and advanced legislation allowing our farmers and community members to implement the most effective projects to protect water quality and enhance soil health,” Young said commenting on the endorsement.

“With one in every five Iowans employed in agriculture and ag-related industries, we must elect leaders who will continue to be champions for agriculture and the hard-working Iowa families who make their living feeding and fueling the world,” said Chickasaw County farmer and IFBF PAC Chair, Cassie Hackman.

Started in 1918, Iowa Farm Bureau is a statewide, grassroots farm organization dedicated to our mission of creating a vibrant future for agriculture, farm families, and their communities. They have 100 offices in Iowa’s 99 counties with Pottawattamie County having two.  

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