Conference encourages optimism in ag
By Hannah Fletcher, Iowa Farmer Today
CORALVILLE — The 160 women who attended a recent ag women’s conference went home with an important reminder — be an advocate for agriculture.
Two speakers at “Overall Women: A Conference for Today’s Rural Women” held here this past weekend addressed the importance for a positive outlook and approach regarding Iowa agriculture.
State Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey spoke excitedly about the Iowa agriculture’s current position. He encouraged the women to be proud of accomplishments in Iowa agriculture.