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Iceland Bets on Geothermal
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Mar 29, 2013 01:10 PM CDT

Editor's note: DTN Staff Reporter Todd Neeley was part of a group of journalists invited in early March to tour Iceland's geothermal-based agriculture industry. The trip was sponsored by Invest in Iceland, a government-based group working to bring new investment to the nation. In this story, Neeley looks at how agriculture is playing a role in Iceland's economic recovery following the nation's banking-system collapse in 2008.

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