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Meeting with corn industry experts

Coralville (KWWL) - Farmers and the public got the chance to meet with corn industry experts at the Annual American Corn Growers Association Convention.

Coralville hosted the conference which brought leading ag, renewable energy and business experts in the country. This year's focus was on energy, trade, water conservation, and optimized food and fuel production.

A workshop taught participants about producing renewable alcohol and ethanol fuel.

"The Midwest is at the forefront of a great advancement in renewable energy production, and that we have huge potential to reinvigorate not only the rural economy, but the small local communites that serve those economies," Keith Dittrich, Chariman, ACGA said.

The ACGA represents 14,000 members in 35 states.


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