Governor Reynolds Joins Secretary Perdue, Iowa Leaders for a Crop Damage, Conservation and Innovation Tour

Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg will join U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and U.S. Senator Joni Ernst for an agricultural tour through central Iowa on Thursday, Sept. 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.

 

11 a.m.     Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour stop – Hardin County

Stolee Farms, 27242 E Ave., Radcliffe

Conservation tour, presentations and media availability

 

1:30 p.m.     Tour Eagle’s Catch

1802 Industrial Park, Ellsworth

 

2:45 p.m.     Tour Performance Livestock Analytics

2321 N Loop Drive Suite #120, Ames

 

Media should RSVP to Keely Coppess at keely.coppess@iowaagriculture.gov. Media are encouraged to wear facial coverings and practice social distancing during tour stops to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.