DES MOINES, IOWA (September 1, 2020) — Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg will join US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, and US Senator Joni Ernst for an agricultural tour through central Iowa on Thursday, September 3.
The state and federal leaders will take an aerial tour of the crop-damage caused by the drought and derecho before heading to a nutrient-reducing wetland site to see the state’s conservation efforts in action.
The group will cap off the day with visits to two agribusinesses to learn more about the agricultural innovation at work in Iowa.
Stolee Farms, 27242 E Ave, Radcliffe
Conservation tour, presentations, and media availability
1:30PM — Tour Eagle’s Catch
1802 Industrial Park, Ellsworth
2:45PM — Tour Performance Livestock Analytics
2321 N Loop Drive Suite #120, Ames
Media should RSVP to Keely Coppess at firstname.lastname@example.org. Media are encouraged to wear facial coverings and practice social distancing during tour stops to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.