DES MOINES, IOWA (November 8, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig are participating in a trade mission to Japan organized by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) to explore new market opportunities for Iowa’s beef and pork producers.

Gov Reynolds and Sec Naig will hold a press call-back on Tuesday, November 12. Credentialed members of the media can RSVP to Pat Garrett or Keely Coppess to receive call-in credentials.


Tuesday, November 12

Gov Reynolds and Sec Naig to participate in a press call from Japan to recap their meat trade mission.

4:15PM Central Standard Time

Additional details will be provided to RSVP’d media


Gov Reynolds and Sec Naig leave on Friday, November 8 and return on Thursday, November 14. They will be accompanied by IEDA and Iowa Finance Authority Director Debi Durham and representatives from the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, Iowa Corn Growers, Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa Beef Industry Council, Iowa Sister States, as well as business leaders from Iowa. 

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