Crop Fair

By: News Release
Feb 13th, 2018

In the tradition of providing farmers the latest industry insights, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) in conjunction with the Clayton County Corn, Soybean, Pork, Beef & Dairy Associations will host a crop fair in Elkader, Iowa on Wednesday, February 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Johnson’s Restaurant.

The free crop fair is designed to give attendees direct access to timely information that can help make their operations more profitable.

“The crop fairs give Iowa corn farmers access to information they might not get elsewhere,” explained Larry Buss, an ICPB director and a farmer from Logan who chairs the Iowa Corn Grassroots Network, Membership & Checkoff (GNMC) Committee. “Crop fairs are customized to include topics that fit each region of the state, with opportunities for farmer-to-farmer learning and a chance to interact with subject area experts on a variety of topics including legislative policy, water quality, market development and risk management.”

6:00 p.m. Social

7:00 p.m. Dinner (Free to all attendees)

7:30 p.m. Culver’s Restaurant - Prairie du Sac, WI
Jessie Kreke & Rich Modieskit

8:00 p.m. Aquaculture- Fish Farming for Growing Demand
Iowa Soybean Association

RSVP’S appreciated by February 19th to John Finley by calling 515.782.4188 or email jfinley@iowacorn.org.

“Through the power of your membership we are able to advocate at both the state and federal level for issues which directly impact your bottom-line. If you aren’t a member, I encourage you to join us today to have your seat at the table and get engaged on issues impacting your farm,” said GNMC committee Vice Chair Roger Wuthrich, an ICGA director and a farmer from Bloomfield.

Crop fair sponsors include, Clayton County Corn & Soybean Growers, Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board.



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