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Ag Show 2019 in Emmetsburg

Three Well Know Speakers at Ag Show 2019

June 11, 2019
By Anesa McGregor , Emmetsburg News

by Anesa McGregor

The anticipated Farm News Ag Show has finally arrived.

On Wednesday, June 12 from 9:00 am to 7: 00 pm, everyone has the opportunity to come out to Iowa Lakes Community College and listen to three well known speakers talk about a variety of topics including investments, long term weather outlook, expanding agriculture markets, and water quality.


At 9:30 am, David Kruse, heard everyday on KICD radio with the CommStock Report will be speaking and is a regular speaker at Farm News Ag shows.

"It is always a pleasure to speak to the Farm News audience," Kruse said. "Farm News has been and continues to be strong supporters of rural America. We all benefit from a strong farm economy and every person should care what is happening right now basic current administration policy decisions that will ultimately affect everyone.

"Today's producers need to be attentive to world events unfolding as we now live very much in a global society today," Kruse continued. "What happens in China for example, with trade and tariffs will affect everyone picking up and reading Farm News."

Kruse will discuss "$Millions Versus $Billions...DJT's Farm Program."

Kruse is President of CommStock Investments and author of the CommStock Report. CommStock Investments, his Northwest Iowa agriculture risk management company that provides an umbrella of services including commodity market brokerage and commodity market advisory services, crop insurance through Agrivantage LLC, a managed bushels grain marketing program through Agri-Plus LLC. He also owns Royalty Insurance LLC, which is a property/casualty insurance company.

Kruse's appearance is co-sponsored by Sunderman Farm Management Co. and Farm Credit Services of America, Emmetsburg.


Dr. S. Elwynn Taylor, Iowa State University professor of Agronomy and Climatology emeritus, will speak at 1:00 pm. He will be discussing "Crop Weather Outlook 2019 and Weather Trends Through 2025."

Taylor is the past extension climatologist at Iowa State University, and is well known for his analysis of weather influence on the Midwest.

His clear explanations of the complexities of long-term weather variability makes him highly recognized. All persons concerned with climate associated risks will benefit from Taylor's clear and often humorous explanations.

Taylors appearance is sponsored by The Fine Twine Co.

Mike Naig

Iowa Secretary of Ag

Speaking from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture will be returning to his hometown for the Farm News Ag Show. In November 2018, Naig was elected as the 15th Iowa Secretary of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

As the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Naig is focused on expanding our markets, promoting careers in agriculture, and improving water quality and land stewardship.

Naig grew up on his family's farm near Cylinder, and is committed to leading efforts to expand economic opportunities for Iowan and is an advocate on behalf of the hard-working men and women who keep us fed and fueled.

Naig is a graduate of Buena Vista University of Storm Lake with degrees in biology and political science.

Naig and his wife Jamie have three boys.



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