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A spotlight on agriculture

Chamber looks to restart agriculture committee, host educational events

April 9, 2014
Jim Krajewski (jkrajewski@freemanjournal.net) , The Daily Freeman Journal

Agriculture is big business in Iowa with an estimated worth of $20.5 billion in 2007 according to Iowa Farm Bureau. Hamilton County is no exception, generating more than $568.5 million of total sales in all ag-related industries in 2009 according to Webster City Economic Development. A local group met recently to discuss how they could educate the public about facts like these and spread awareness of agriculture.

 
 

 

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