Agriculture job market remains hot

While many of his classmates were bundled up in hooded sweatshirts and other usual college garb last week, Iowa State University (ISU) sophomore Marcus Uthe pulled a crisp blue dress shirt out of his closet, cinched a tie around his neck and went job-seeking.

The Riceville native was among an estimated 2,000 students attending ISU’s annual Ag Career Day job fair, billed as the largest such event in the country.

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