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Iowa Ag Summit draws presidential hopefuls

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DES MOINES (KWWL) - The Iowa Agricultural Summit taking place in Des Moines this weekend draws thousands to the state, including prominent GOP politicos and those eying 2016 presidential bids.

The event began at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Five issues are the main focus of the summit: immigration, water quality, international trade, biotechnology and ethanol.

Among those in attendance include New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Donald Trump, Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Several democrats plan to attend as well, including former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge.

The event is expected to end around 4 p.m. Saturday. Watch the summit live here.
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