JOHNSTON, Iowa — In the tradition of providing farmers with the latest industry insights, the Harrison and Crawford County Corn Growers along with the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) will host a crop fair in Missouri Valley, Iowa at the Rand Center, 100 S 4th Street, on Friday, Jan. 27, starting at 9 a.m.
“The crop fairs give Iowa corn farmers access to information they might not get elsewhere,” explained Larry Buss, ICPB President and farmer from Logan. “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.”
Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be provided at noon to attendees.
9 a.m. Carbon Sequestration, Matt Herman
Senior Director Renewable Products Marketing, Iowa Soybean Association
10 a.m. Iowa Corn Government Relations & Policy Update, Mindy Larsen Poldberg
Vice President of Government Relations, Iowa Corn Growers Association
11 a.m. Iowa Agriculture Update, Mike Naig
Secretary of Agriculture, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship
RSVPs are appreciated by January 20 to Janelle Kracht by calling 515-229-9980 or emailing email@example.com.
“Through the power of your membership, we are able to advocate at both the state and federal level for issues that directly impact your bottom line. If you are not an ICGA member, I encourage you to join us today to have your seat at the table and get engaged on issues impacting your farm,” said Grassroots Network and Membership Committee Vice Chair Logan Lyon, an ICGA director and a farmer from Blue Grass, Iowa. You may join ICGA as a member at the crop fair or at iowacorn.org/join.
Crop fair sponsors include Iowa Corn Growers Association, Harrison and Crawford County Corn Growers, MidStates Bank – Missouri Valley, Performance Ag Service – Missouri Valley, and Missouri Valley Insurance.
— Iowa Corn Growers Association