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2014 Crop Fair to provide management advice

Published: Monday, March 10, 2014 11:36 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014 11:38 a.m. CDT

This winter’s “Tools for Your Future” Crop Fair program is designed to help local growers deal with the volatility in modern agriculture, according to organizers with the Iowa Corn Growers Association and Iowa Corn Promotion Board.

The program will be on Thursday, March 20, at the Iowa Speedway Newton Club. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the program runs from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. with complimentary lunch served at noon.

Featured presentations include: “Busting Soybean Yield Barriers Without Breaking the Bank” by Ryan Van Roekel at University of Arkansas; “The Changing of the Guard – Market Outlook” by Darin Newson, Senior Analyst at DTN; “Farm Bill/Legislative Update” by Mindy Larsen Poldberg, Government Relations Director at Iowa Corn.

RSVP by Friday to Carrie Dodds at (515) 326-5914.

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