YF chair Swanson emphasizes value of finding connections with consumers to promote ag

Farmers today are continually looking for new ideas and innovations to help improve their farms now and into the future, said Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer (YF) Chair Jeremy Swanson.

Speaking at last week’s Iowa Farm Bureau annual meeting in Des Moines, Swanson said it’s an exciting time to be a young farmer and to see how innovations are moving agriculture to the next level.

"I remember my grandpa telling me a few years ago that I should kiss the cab of the combine every time I get in it, as he could remember sitting outside on a cab-less combine all day in the cold and dust,"...

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