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Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds address Annual Agribusiness Showcase and Conference luncheon

February 8, 2013
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Noon             Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds address Annual Agribusiness Showcase and Conference luncheon                         State Fairgrounds                         Des Moines, IA

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Gov. Branstad, Sec. Northey call on U.S. Labor Department to extend comment period on regulations regarding young people in agriculture

November 3, 2011
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Call it a “prime example of Federal overreach”   Gov. Branstad and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey have co-authored a letter to United States Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis expressing their concern over new federal regulations limiting the work and involvement of youth on family farms. The regulations discourage farmers from engaging young people in…

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