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Nothing Compares to the Iowa State Fair!

Posted on August 7, 2014 at 6:00 AM by Iowa Corn

Today marks the start of the 2014 Iowa State Fair! With so much to do at the fair, here are some highlights you don't want to miss!

Throughout the fair, be sure to stop by and see Iowa Corn in the agricultural building in the FarmVille exhibit on August 7and 10. This exhibit was put together by the Iowa Department of Agriculture an Land Stewardship (IDALS) and Iowa Commodity groups and is dedicated to educating consumers about the Iowa Water Quality Initiative and the steps farmers are taking to improve Iowa's water quality. There will also be a green screen within the area, so be sure to stop by and get your picture taken in front of a variety of agricultural backgrounds, including a "corn field." The green screen is one of the top 3 things to see at the fair this year and Iowa Corn is proud to be a sponsor.

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Little Hands on the Farm is always a big hit for young families!

While you're at the fair, be sure to walk through the grain bin at Little Hands on the Farm. Iowa Corn is proud to be a sponsor of an exhibit that strives to educate consumers and children on the importance of corn for U.S. markets, food and ethanol production.
Photo Courtesy Farmland Movie
David Loberg is a fifth generation corn and soybean farmer in Nebraska and is
one of six farmers featured in the Farmland movie.
On Friday, August 15, you will have your chance to walk the red carpet with Iowa Corn on the Grand Concourse at Iowa Corn Day! Iowa Corn along with U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance invites you to a short showing of "Farmland" a new documentary form Academy Award winning director, James Moll. During Iowa Corn Day, Iowa Corn will also feature a corn maze and a biofuels trailer educating consumers on the benefits of ethanol. There will also be an opportunity to enter to win tickets to the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series football game on Saturday, September 13!

Now that you know what you absolutely cannot miss at the fair this year, we hope to see you at the Iowa State Fair where Nothing Compares!

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