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Iowa Corn Quest Tour

Iowa Corn Quest Tour 

Connecting with consumers has been a goal that Iowa Corn has had for awhile now, and while we employ a number of different tactics - one that is near and dear to our heart is the Iowa CornQuest Blogger Tour. Over the past several years, Iowa Corn has partnered with Look East, an agricultural PR firm, to bring food bloggers from around the country to learn more about corn. Each fall, we welcome a new group of women to Iowa in order to learn more about where their food comes from while tackling a number of topics that range from ethanol, GMOs, to high fructose corn syrup, and more. While the past few tours have been in eastern Iowa, we have moved the CornQuest tour back to the Des Moines metro for 2017. Take a look at the agenda below and make sure to visit the 2017 participants blogs! 


Watch the 2016 Tour recap video below: 

2017 Iowa Corn Quest Tour schedule: 

Wednesday, September 27

11:20 AM - 4:00 PM Bloggers Arrive at Hotel 

6:10 PM - 9:30 PM Dinner at Iowa Distilling Company 

Thursday, September 28

8:10 AM - 9:30 PM Tour of Meredith Corporation 

11:05 AM - 1:00 PM Farm Visit with Kelly Blair 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Farm Visit with Julie Kenney 

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Iowa Speedway Experience 

Friday September 29 

10:00 AM - 1:15 PM Corn-Inspired Cooking Experience  at Des Moines Social Club 

1:45 PM Blogger Depart for Airport


2017 Iowa Corn Quest Bloggers 

Read their recap blogs by clicking below:


Sandra McCollum

A Dash of Sanity

April Woods

Mama Loves Foods

Ashley Presciutti

Wishes and Dishes

Jamie Sherman

Love Bakes Good Cakes

Katrina Bahl

In Katrina's Kitchen

Lisa Longley

Wine & Glue

Julie Espy

Bread, Booze, Bacon

Barbara Schieving

Barbara Bakes

Gina Kleinworth

Kleinworth & Co.

Kristin Bergthold

Yellow Bliss Road


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