• #GivingTuesday is November 29

    #GivingTuesday is November 29

    Save the Date for #GivingTuesday. Your donation on November 29 will help Silos & Smokestacks continue to tell the story of American Agriculture! Click HERE to learn more!

  • Vote for Best of Show 2022

    Vote for Best of Show 2022

    Congratulations to our 2022 Category Winners for the 2022 Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest. Online voting for Best of Show and People’s Choice will take place Nov. 28-Dec. 2. Click HERE to cast your vote!

  • Iowa Eats Food & Drink Festival

    Iowa Eats Food & Drink Festival

    The Iowa Eats Food & Drink Festival is the first and only event in Eastern Iowa to feature all Iowa foods, products, chefs, authors and agriculture. Taking place April 1, 2023 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Waterloo Convention Center, attendees will enjoy a one-day celebration with food and beverage tasting, cooking and product demonstrations, live entertainment and more. Click HERE for more information!

  • National Heritage Areas

    National Heritage Areas

    A National Heritage Area is a region that has been recognized by the United States Congress for its unique qualities and resources. Click here to learn more.

  • Experience the Heart of America

    Experience the Heart of America

    From dairy farms and museums to vineyards and tractor assembly tours, the story of American agricultural comes to life at more than 100 sites and attractions in this 37-county region of Northeast Iowa.

Begin Your Agriculture Adventure Today!

Experience agriculture hands-on by visiting one of Silos & Smokestacks’ 115 partner sites. Learn about the history and rich culture of farming in America, get up close with livestock and animals, or discover new and amazing innovations in the agriculture industry!

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