At the end of March 2017, farmers from one region made a trip to their neighbors to learn about a successful farmers’ cooperative.

The trip was initiated by a person whom Iowans got to know pretty well over the years. Her name is Svetlana Maksimova and she is a member of the Russian Duma (lower House of the Russian Parliament), at the recent AKKOR Annual Congress she was also elected an AKKOR Vice President, a proud mother and grandmother, and just a good solid person.

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