Des Moines, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has been announced as the keynote speaker at the 2018 Agribusiness Showcase & Conference (ASC) hosted by the Agribusiness Association of Iowa. This conference is scheduled for February 13 – 14, 2018, at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.
The 2018 ASC annually brings together Iowa’s leading crop, pesticide, and weed management researchers and educators to discuss issues relevant to the agriculture/ agribusiness industry. Governor Kim Reynolds will address a crowd of over 1,000 attendees during the All Industry Luncheon from 11:30 – 1:30 on February 14, 2018.
Lt. Governor Adam Gregg will attend the 2018 ASC as the featured speaker during the Agribusiness Association of Iowa Annual Meeting at 2:00 PM on February 13.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey will present the annual Water Quality Initiative Leader Awards at the Tuesday, February 13, Luncheon and the Wednesday, February 14, Pancake Breakfast. Sec. Northey annually awards two Certified Crop Advisers and two agribusiness companies that have made an impact on water quality efforts in 2017.