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FFA gave Illinois school leader skills for today

Iowa Farmer Today - September 26, 2018 - 4:07pm
DOWNS, Ill. — Dave Mouser, a school district superintendent and former agriculture teacher, attributes much of his success to skills he learned through FFA.
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Grassley optimistic for trade resolutions

Iowa Farmer Today - September 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said last week he is hopeful that the United States may reach a trade deal with Canada soon.
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Young Missouri farmer gets early start with family

Iowa Farmer Today - September 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
On a mid-September day, Mercer County farmer Gage Porter was at work harvesting corn. He farms with family in northern Missouri and southern Iowa. On this day they were working on a field of corn in Iowa. Some of the…
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Iowa students weigh options when pursuing careers in agriculture

Iowa Farmer Today - September 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Connor Conrad was all set to attend Iowa State University, but he had a change of heart late in his senior year.
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Cargill CEO looks for big deals to tap health-conscious consumer

Iowa Farmer Today - September 26, 2018 - 1:50pm
Cargill Inc. Chief Executive Officer David MacLennan says he’s open to major acquisitions as the largest closely held U.S. company looks to tap growing demand for alternative proteins.
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Big opportunity' looms for Canada's soybeans in U.S.-China spat

Iowa Farmer Today - September 26, 2018 - 7:39am
Canada, a relatively modest participant in the global soybean market, is poised to leap into the fray with a chance to boost exports to China, which has shunned shipments from the U.S. amid an escalating trade war.
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Craft beer is model for meat industry, says legendary scientist

Iowa Farmer Today - September 26, 2018 - 7:10am
One of the most renowned voices in the world of meat production says there’s a battle taking place for the future of the livestock industry.
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