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Iowa Corn Promotion Board Elections

Posted: Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 at 6:24 am

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board election is Tuesday, July 13th at Iowa State County Extension Offices.  Washington High School graduate and 36 year farmer Dick Gallagher is running for reelection in southeast Iowa District 9 against Mark Boshart, a 30 year Henry County farmer.  Iowa Corn spokeswoman Mindy Williamson says the board works on projects like the Iowa Corn Indie 250and exporting Iowa’s corn to other countries.  She says members use funds generated by the three quarters of a cent Iowa corn checkoff to fund projects, and anyone who has produced and marketed 250 bushels of corn in the last year can vote.  For more information or an absentee ballot, call the Iowa Corn Promotion Board at 515.225.9242.