DUBUQUE– Congressman Blum’s bid for reelection has earned the endorsement of the Iowa Farm Bureau, an organization started in 1918 to represent and advocate for the farming community in Iowa.
Rep. Blum commented on the endorsement, “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.”
“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.