• [ March 12, 2013 ]
    Emmetsburg, IA

  • Conference: Ag Education Day


Ag Education Day 2013

March 12, 2013

Emmetsburg, IA

Eight guest speakers are on tap for Ag Education Day, a day-long conference hosted by Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation, along with the Ag Committee and area ag-related businesses. The event will feature topics on world trends and implications for the Midwest, the Rock Island Clean Line project, crop nutrients, agricultural outlook, bioenergy and integrating food and fuel production, POET’s Project Liberty, and a legislative update on agriculture and biofuels in today’s economy.

Guest speakers are:

David Beurle, Founder and Director of Future iO Partners

Brenda Clark Hamilton, Fresh Coffee:Professional Growth Programs

Cary Kottler, Director of Clean Line Energy

Mark Morrissey, President & CEO of United Services Association

Dr. John D. Lawrence, Associate Dean and Director of Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension, Iowa State University

Dr. Emily Heaton, Assistant Professor of Agronomy, Iowa State University

Larry Ward, Senior Vice President of Project Development, POET, LLC

Bruce Trautman, Deputy Director, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Brochures featuring highlights of the event are available in Algona and Emmetsburg area cooperatives, banks, libraries, implement dealerships, city halls, and ISU Extension Offices.

Date:  Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Time: 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.


Wild Rose Casino & Resort
Emmetsburg, Iowa

Cost: (all registrations include lunch)

$20 per person through February 28th.

As of March 1st, the registration fee will be $25 per person.

Cost for students is $15.

To Register:

Complete the registration form found in the brochure and mail it with a check made payable to

Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corp.
106 S. Dodge St., Suite 210
Algona, IA 50511


or call Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corp. at (515) 295-7979.

Individuals may register the day of the event.

View the Brochure

Registration Form


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