IFBF seeks applicants for summer study tour to China

The Iowa Farm Bureau FedĀ­eration (IFBF) is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to participate in a 10-day intensive study tour in China this summer.

The study tour will focus on the vast potential for sales of Iowa agricultural products in China, as well as the country’s rapidly changing farming systems and the challenges it faces supplying food for its expanding middle class.

"China is our number one customer, and we want members to get a better understanding of the future potential of demand of our soybeans, corn, pork and other products," said Dave Miller, IFBF’s director of research and commodity services. "We also want to learn first-hand about the internal issues that China faces for its own...

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