Secretary Naig to Participate in Iowa Global Ag Trade Webinar with IEDA, ISU

DES MOINES, Iowa (June 23, 2020) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will give an agricultural trade policy update during a webinar hosted by the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s (IEDA) international trade office. Iowa State University (ISU) agricultural economists Dr. Lee Schulz and Dr. Chad Hart will also share their insights into the international livestock and commodity markets and economic forecasts.

What: “Iowa-Focused Global Ag Trade” webinar hosted by the IEDA international trade office

Who: Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, ISU Ag Economists Dr. Lee Schulz and Dr. Chad Hart

When: July 1 from 9-9:45 a.m./CT

Why: To give producers and agribusinesses an update on trade policies affecting relationships with Iowa’s key trading partners, including China, Japan and Mexico. It will also provide a snapshot of how the current U.S. and global economies are affecting agricultural purchases and economic outlooks.

Registration: Email with attendee name(s) and email address(es) to receive the login information. The webinar will be also be recorded and available online after the presentation.


About the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

Led by Secretary Mike Naig, the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship serves the rural and urban residents that call Iowa home. Through its 12 diverse bureaus, the Department ensures animal health, food safety and consumer protection. It also promotes conservation efforts to preserve our land for the next generation. Learn more at

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