Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Mar 3, 2015 02:09 PM CST

For a day at least, issues critical to Midwest agriculture will be a focal point in the early jockeying for the 2016 presidential race.

Iowa businessman Bruce Rastetter put together the Iowa Agriculture Summit for Saturday with a lineup of confirmed speakers oriented heavily around Republican presidential candidates. The ag summit is expected to draw 900 Iowans as well as national media to cover the candidates and event.

Rastetter is being dubbed as an Iowa "kingmaker" for creating the event, which also puts a spotlight on his own views as well. Rastetter will operate as a moderator and host by sitting ...

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