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For Immediate Release
Tuesday, November 22, 2011


Dustin Vande Hoef
Communications Director
515/281-3375 or 515/326-1616 (cell)
or Dustin.VandeHoef@IowaAgriculture.go
 
 

 

NORTHEY TO TOUR FLOOD DAMAGE IN WOODBURY, MONONA AND HARRISON COUNTIES ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will be touring damage from the Missouri River flooding in Woodbury, Monona and Harrison Counties on Monday, November 28.  The tour is being arranged by Iowa State University Extension officials.

What:              Tour flood damaged farm land

Who:               Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture

When:             Monday, Nov. 28, 10:00 a.m.

Where:            Meet at Kum & Go off I-29 exit 127 near Sloan
                        Tour will include land in Woodbury, Monona and Harrison Counties

How:               Media interested in joining the tour are welcome to meet up with the group at 10:00 a.m. at the Kum & Go off I-29 exit 127 near Sloan.  For more information about the locations to be visited please contact Sherry McGill, Regional Extension Education Director, at 712-276-2157.

Northey, a corn and soybean farmer from Spirit Lake, is serving his second term as Secretary of Agriculture. His priorities as Secretary of Agriculture are promoting the use of science and new technologies to better care for our air, soil and water, and reaching out to tell the story of Iowa agriculture.

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