Welcome to Episode 127 of The Spokesman Speaks podcast. This episode features a conversation with Iowa FFA Foundation Executive Director Josh Remington about Iowa’s ag educator shortage and a new $1 million donation from Iowa Farm Bureau that’s aimed at helping reverse that decline. Later in the episode, Brian Waddingham of the Coalition to Support Iowa’s Farmers talks about a surprisingly simple way some livestock farmers saved money on their energy costs and snow removal this winter.

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