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2014 Crop Fair Offers Management Information in Paullina Feb. 5


2014 Crop Fair Offers Management Information

JOHNSTON, Iowa - January 15, 2014 - This winter's Paullina Crop Fair has a program designed to help local growers deal with the volatility in modern agriculture, according to organizers with the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). The program will be held February 5, 2014 at the American Legion Hall, 5624 460th Street in Paullina, Iowa. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program runs from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. with complimentary lunch served at 12 p.m.

Featured presentations include: "It's All Down Hill From Here" by Craig Struve, Midwest Independent Soil Samplers; "Forecast for 2014 Crop Year" by Josh Seneshal, Freese-Notis, "2014 Grain Marketing" by Chad Hart, ISU Economist.

"With today's market volatility and weather challenges, it is important to have up-to-date information," says Brian Peterson, ICGA/ICPB district field manager. "The crop fair program should give local growers access to information that can really help their bottom line."

Sponsors of the crop fair include: Iowa State Bank, Bunkers Feed and Supply, Inc., Icon Ag Solutions LLC, Farmers Cooperative Company, Producers Coop, Dry Run Farm Drainage, Iowa Corn Growers Association and Iowa Corn Promotion Board.

For questions or to RSVP by February 3, 2014, contact Doug Ebel at 712-949-3456 or

The ICGA and ICPB work with local sponsors each winter to provide crop fairs across the state. The programs are intended to give producers free and direct access to timely information on issues facing Iowa agriculture. A complete list of 2014 crop fairs is available on the Iowa Corn website at

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The ICPB directs the investment of Iowa corn checkoff funds to develop and defend markets, fund research, and provide education about corn and corn products. The ICGA is a membership organization, lobbying on agricultural issues on behalf of its over 7,600 farmer members.

Brian Peterson
District Field Manager
Iowa Corn Growers Association




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