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Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey, and IDED Director Debi Durham to hold conference call with reporters Wednesday from South Korea

June 7, 2011

Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, along with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa Department of Economic Development director Debi Durham will hold a conference call with reporters Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 8:15 a.m.

 

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

 

8:15 a.m.              Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa Department of Economic Development director Debi Durham hold conference call with Iowa reporters

                                Dial in number:  1-866-741-6174

                                Participant code: 99506109#

Lt. Gov. Reynolds will discuss the trade mission to South Korea and China she is leading along with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa Department of Economic Development Director Debi Durham.

The Iowa delegation is hosting seminars about the benefits of investing in Iowa, and has a number of meetings with business and government officials during the trip with the aim of strengthening partnerships to increase Iowa exports.

In South Korea, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds hosts a meat industry luncheon and Secretary Northey hosts an oil seed and feed grain luncheon. A media roundtable will highlight Iowa beef and pork production.

Members of the Iowa delegation include State Representative Betty De Boef and State Representative Annette Sweeney, as well as agricultural, business and cultural delegations from Iowa.

 

The delegation departs Seoul, South Korea for China on Thursday, June 9 and returns to Iowa on June 17.

For more information, please visit www.LtGovernor.Iowa.gov.


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