The Farm Laboratory of Iowa Lakes Community College will host its annual Farm Field Day and Expo this Thursday, July 9, in conjunction with a Tractor Ride sponsored by the Iowa Lakes Foundation. And, the Expo features a special speaker this year.
Bill Northey, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, will be the keynote speaker at 6 p.m. Thursday. He will discuss the outlook for Iowa agriculture as well as take questions. Northey is a graduate of Iowa State and a fourth generation farmer from Spirit Lake.
Before Northey takes the stage, a full day of activities is planned this year.