The Iowa Farm Bureau has a new president. Craig Lang of Brooklyn won a three-way race at the Farm Bureau’s annual convention, ousting Ed Wiederstein of Audubon who’d been president since 1995.Lang convened the Farm Bureau board yesterday afternoon for a quick meeting.Lang says the organization has several goals, such as property tax reform. He says a there needs to be a look at the total restructuring of taxes in Iowa.The Farm Bureau has over 150-thousand members in Iowa, and in a sign of the times, the organization’s leaders have started talking about the idea of consolidating counties. He says the money saved could be a benefit to taxpayers.The third candidate in the Iowa Farm Bureau’s presidential race was Craig Hill of Milo.
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