3 set for Grow your Future pitch-off
Three rural Iowa entrepreneurs will compete for $15,000 in cash prizes during a pitch-off at the Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Conference Jan. 28-29 in Des Moines.
• Beringer Family Farms Beef (BFF Beef) of Cascade, which offers direct-to-consumer beef sales from their own herd.
• Holland Flower Farm of Sioux Center, which offers a variety of flowers to the public during the growing season.
• Hungry Canyon Design of Correctionville, which offers agriculturally accurate greeting cards and gifts.
The final order of winners will be decided by a combination of judges’ scores and audience votes at the Young Farmer Conference. First prize is $7,500, second is $5,000 and third prize is $2,500.
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