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2014 IFBF summit to explore new economic drivers for ag

The Iowa Farm Bureau Fed­eration (IFBF) will host a major economic summit in Ames July 21 and 22 to provide Iowa farmers, lenders and others involved in agriculture insight into the economic drivers that will influence Iowa farmers’ operations and profitability in the coming decade.

Craig Hill, IFBF president, said the 2014 summit is designed to focus on a new set of economic drivers that are emerging and their potential to affect agriculture in Iowa and around the world.

"Over the past several years, economics in Iowa agriculture have been driven by the growth of biofuels and strong export demand, especially from China,"...




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