IOWA CORN GROWERS ASSN.
2014 Crop Fair Offers Management Information in Fayette Feb. 12
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2014 Crop Fair Offers Management Information
JOHNSTON, Iowa - January 22, 2014 - This winter's "Tools for Your Future" 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 12, 2014 at Upper Iowa University Dining Hall, 605 Washington Street, Fayette, Iowa. Registration begins at 9:30 AM and the program runs from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM with complimentary lunch served at noon.
Featured presentations include: "Grain Marketing in 2014" by Troy Lust, Risk Management with FCStone and "Weather for 2014" by Mike McClellan, Mobile Weather Team, Inc.
"With today's market volatility and weather challenges, it is important to have up-to-date information," says John Finley, 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 Corn Growers Association, Iowa Corn Promotion Board and Viafield.
For questions or to RSVP by February 7, contact Maynard at Viafield, 563-637-2285.
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 www.iowacorn.org/cropfairs.
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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.
District Field Manager
Iowa Corn Growers Association