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For Immediate Release
Monday, January 9, 2017

 

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

 
 

NORTHEY TO VISIT BOONE, WINNESHIEK, HOWARD, MITCHELL, CHICKASAW AND BREMER COUNTIES JANUARY 11 AND 12

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey today announced that he will be making stops in Boone, Winneshiek, Howard, Mitchell, Chickasaw and Bremer Counties on Wednesday, January 11 and Thursday, January 12.

On Wednesday, Northey will speak at the Van Wall Equipment “Partners in Profit” event at the CITECenter in Boone and then speak at the “Agriculture’s Impact on Main Street” event in Calmar.  On Thursday Northey will meet with Howard County economic development leaders in Cresco, tour National Poultry Equipment Company in Osage, speak at a New Hampton FFA event with Dr. Temple Grandin in New Hampton and visit Self Help International in Waverly.

The details of the visits follow here:

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Boone County – 1:20 p.m., participate in the Van Wall Equipment “Partners in Profit” event, CITECenter (Farm Progress Show site), 1833 217th Road, Boone
Winneshiek County – 6:30 p.m., speak at the “Agriculture’s Impact on Main Street” event , Northeast Iowa Community College Wilder Business Center, 1625 Hwy 150 S., Calmar

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Howard County – 8:15 a.m., visit with Howard County economic development leaders, 101 2nd Ave. SW, Cresco
Mitchell County – 10:00 a.m., tour National Poultry Equipment Company, 3290 Lancer Ave., Osage
Chickasaw County – 12:30 p.m., speak at a New Hampton FFA event with Dr. Temple Grandin, 710 W. Main St., New Hampton
Bremer County – 2:45 p.m., tour Self Help International, 703 2nd Ave. NW, Waverly

Northey, a corn and soybean farmer from Spirit Lake, is serving his third 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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