Lisa Cassady
Public Relations Manager
515-443-3947
lcassady@iowacorn.org

MEDIA ADVISORY

Good afternoon. This year, Iowa Corn will be welcoming RAGBRAI cyclists with homegrown, fresh Iowa sweet corn. Signs along the route will inform riders about the difference between sweetcorn and field corn which represents 99 percent of all corn acres. There will be five stops along the 500 plus mile route offering riders sweet corn, the opportunity to talk with local farmers and tour the Iowa Corn trailer. See the attached media alert for additional details and a handout we will be providing at each stop.

Please contact me if you have any questions or are interested in talking with a farmer who will be attending any of these stops. Thanks,

Lisa Cassady, Public Relations Manager

Iowa Corn Engages Cyclists with Sweetcorn Feeds at RAGBRAI

WHAT: This year, Iowa Corn will be welcoming RAGBRAI cyclists with homegrown, fresh Iowa sweet corn. Signs along the route will inform riders about the difference between sweetcorn and field corn which represents 99 percent of all corn acres. There will be five stops along the 500 plus mile route offering riders sweet corn, the opportunity to talk with local farmers and tour the Iowa Corn trailer. To see the day one recap video, click here. Iowa Corn will be producing additional videos at each stop. Follow along on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

WHERE:
STOP TWO: Monday, July 23rd
Templeton, IA. City park in the center of town.
11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

STOP THREE: Wednesday, July 25th
Will Cannon Farm. 6816 F36 West, Newton, IA
1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

STOP FOUR: Thursday, July 26th
Deep River, IA. City park on the east side of town.
11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

STOP FIVE: Friday, July 27th
Larry & Beth Rice Farm. 3960 Rice Lane S.E. Riverside, IA
1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

WHEN: July 22nd – 27th.

Iowa Corn launched Iowa Corn-fed Summer Road Trip to help you find restaurants, local events such as this and fuel retailers across the state. Go to the website to find award-winning corn-fed burgers and pork tenderloins and to sign-up for contests throughout the summer.

CONTACT:
Lisa Cassady, Iowa Corn Public Relations Manager, lcassady@iowacorn.org, 515-225-9242

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