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First impressions from the Iowa Ag Summit

For most of America, the name Bruce Rastetter would draw a blank.

Mention the name of the latest candidate on “The Bachelor,” Chris Soules, and you’d […]

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Summit prologue

Today we will start off with what will be the prologue to comments on the 2015 Iowa Ag Summit held March 6 in Des Moines. […]

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Potential GOP Presidential Candidates Talk Ag in Iowa

Spring doesn’t officially arrive for one more week, but hibernating bears were awakened Friday, when a sharp decline in oil prices fueled a selloff on […]

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Iowa Agriculture Summit

West Des Moines, IA – Iowa entrepreneur and philanthropist Bruce Rastetter today announced the first-ever Iowa Agriculture Summit, providing a unique forum for potential and […]

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When This Man Calls, Republicans Come Running

February 12, 2015 Nearly all of the GOP’s top presidential prospects will flock to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in March at the request of one […]

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Iowa State University Announces Winners in Agricultural Business Plan Competition

Competition Winners: Back – Aaron Sebesta, Colorado State University. Middle (L to R) – Eric Byington, Colorado State University; Peter LaMair, Iowa State University. Front […]

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Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Honors Summit Group CEO

Leading a company requires an entrepreneurial drive and tenacity. On Nov. 7, Agriculture Future of America will honor two men who have demonstrated this spirit […]

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Summit Group to support two programs at University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business

Agribusiness leader Summit Group to collaborate on MBA project and provide $75,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students in the UI Henry B. Tippie […]

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Can This Man Feed the World? Billionaire Harry Stine’s Quest to Reinvent Agriculture — Again

Stine, the 72-year-old founder and owner of Stine Seed, the largest private seed company in the world, built this tower back in 1987 so he […]

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