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He’s a nationally known speaker

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa — The Chickasaw County Pork Producers, Chickasaw County Cattlemen and Chickasaw County Farm Bureau will a sponsor a March 20 visit by Trent Loos, a national speaker, writer and radio/television personality.

Loos will speak at school assemblies at Nashua-Plainfield High School, Sumner-Fredericksburg Middle School and New Hampton High School.

He will also be the keynote speaker at the National Ag Day Celebration Dinner at the Pinicon in New Hampton.

"We are honored that Trent Loos has incorporated Chickasaw County within his busy speaking circuit," said Kendra Gilbert, a leader in the efforts.

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"Trent spoke in our county a few years ago and does such a good job of informing the listeners on important agricultural issues that we wanted to have him back this year, especially to meet with the students. His goal is to educate, inform and entertain his listeners."

The dinner costs $10.

For more information, contact Gilbert at (641) 435-2404. Tickets are also available at the Chickasaw County Farm Bureau office in New Hampton.

In Bremer County, Farm Bureau will join with many other farm organizations and businesses for an Ag Week Breakfast and Expo from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 21 in the 4-H Building on the Bremer County fairgrounds in Waverly.

The free event features pancakes. More than 30 exhibitors will show their products.

For more information, call Melvin Roth at (319) 987-2831 or (319) 239-7058.

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