|Fairfield, while growing as an information-age
community, remains in the heart of the Iowa agriculture region.
Growing of crops and livestock, conservation of farmland, concern
over soil erosion, and the growth of genetically engineered foods have
been a major focus of Fairfielders.
Many agriculturally savvy Fairfield residents participate in
organizations and political entities to voice their concerns to protect
These pictures, taken by air, demonstrate the agricultural heritage that is important to
Fairfield residents and Jefferson County.
Links of interest...
Department of Agriculture (USDA)|
Statistics Service - providing meaningful, accurate, and
objective statistical information and services for U.S. agricultural
|National Association of State
Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) - mission is to support the
American agriculture industry, while protecting consumers and the
environment, through the development of sound public policy and
Development Partnership - brings federal, state, local, tribal,
and private sector players together to work in partnership on the
issues facing rural America.
Business-Cooperative Service - enhancing the quality of life for
rural Americans by providing leadership in building competitive
businesses that can prosper in the global marketplace.
Utilities Service (RUS) (2)
|USDA Rural Development -
offers financial and technical assistance programs to improve the
economy and quality of life in all of rural America.
|Women in Agriculture -
ongoing communication as follow-up to the International Conferences
for Women in Agriculture.|
Cattlemen's Association - representing over 12,000 Iowa beef
Equipment Dealers Association - for agricultural, farm, outdoor
power, and industrial equipment dealers.
|Organizations > Trade Associations