SEN. GRASSLEY: Support Our Iowa Farmers

***The Iowa Standard is an independent media voice. We rely on grassroots financial supporters to exist. If you appreciate what we do, please consider a one-time sign of support or becoming a monthly supporter (even just $5/month would go a long way in sustaining us!) We also offer advertising options for advocacy groups, events and businesses! If you’ve ever used the phrase “Fake News Media” — this is YOUR chance to do something about it! You can also support us on PayPal at [email protected] or Venmo at Iowa-Standard-2018 or through the mail at: PO Box 112 Sioux Center, IA 51250 Thank you so much for your support and please invite your friends and family to like us on Facebook, sign up for our email newsletter and visit our website!***

This year has been one of the most challenging years for Iowa farmers during my 40 years in the Senate.


Farmers have had to confront coronavirus supply-chain disruptions, wide-spread drought and a record wind-storm that blew across the state.


During my 99 county meetings, I saw Iowa fields that were completely destroyed.


The images of mature crops lying flat on the ground was heartbreaking.


Iowans are raised to be resilient.


But the hurt farmers have endured this year will be felt in our state for years to come.


Senator Ernst and I will keep fighting to strengthen Iowa’s farm economy despite this year’s unprecedented challenges.