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A northern Iowa farmer's legacy of conservation

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A northern Iowa farmer's legacy of conservation

Wayne Fredericks might look like a typical farmer, but follow him around for a day and discover a conservationist focused on the health of his farm's ecosystem. The State of Soy spoke to Wayne Fredericks about his conservation efforts, why he implements them and his goals for the future of his farm.

The State of Soy: Season 2, Episode 2

Hosted from the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) board of directors meeting in Des Moines, this episode of The State of Soy features Governor Kim Reynolds and her plan to invest in Iowa's natural resources, as well as a dairy farmer in Mexico who says U.S. soybeans and trade pacts like the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement help her farm prosper. The State of Soy also got highlights from the People's Land Investment Expo on the future of farmland values. Before journeying to Osage to see a soybean-farmer conservationist, hear from the Iowa Soybean Association on how we're "Driven To Deliver!"

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