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Cherokee County Ag Show
February 13, 2018

The Cherokee County Agri-Business Committee will host the 23rd Annual Cherokee County on Tuesday, February 13, from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center in Cherokee.

More than 50 exhibitor booths will set up in the Conference Center throughout the day. A free lunch will be served from Noon – 1:00 PM.  The lunch is sponsored by area financial institutions and commodity groups, including: Central Bank, Cherokee State Bank, Citizens First National Bank, Farm Credit Services of America, Farmers State Bank, First Trust & Savings Bank, Heritage Bank, North Star Community Credit Union, State Savings Bank, United Bank of Iowa, Cherokee County Cattlemen’s Association, Cherokee County Pork Producers, Chesterman.

Iowa State University will offer Private Pesticide Applicator Training in the auditorium, beginning at 9:30.  In addition, breakout sessions will be held throughout the day.  Presentation speakers and topics include:

9:30 AM – Private Pesticide Applicator Training – ISU Extension and Outreach

10:00 AM – Maximizing Your Retirement – Bill Gray, Farm Bureau Financial Services- Sponsored by Farm Bureau Financial Services, Bruce Jones

10:30 AM – Renting to beginning Farmers/Ranchers and other considerations for Landords, Mark Leonard, AgCom Financial

11:00 AM – Building a Better way to Feed Cattle – Describing the benefits of cattle buildings – Marcus Lumber

1:00 PM – Is Tax Free for Me – Bill Gray, Farm Bureau Financial Services – Sponsored by Farm Bureau Financial Services, Bruce Jones

2:00  PM– Grain Market Outlook – Top 10 Market Impacts for 2018 , Matt Campbell, Risk Management Consultant, INTL FCStone, sponsored by First Coop

 

Cherokee is your place to be… for a day, a weekend or a lifetime.

Cherokee sits in the beautiful Little Sioux River Valley in Northwest Iowa. We are located at the junction of U.S. Hwy 59 and State Hwy. 3, about 60 miles northeast of Sioux City, IA. The Little Sioux River winds through town and provides an excellent recreational source for fishing and canoeing as well as a backdrop to a beautiful park system.

Our Historic Downtown was built in the 1870’s and features many unique shopping opportunities. Cherokee’s Main Street was designated as a Cultural District by the State of Iowa in 2004. Live music and entertainment can be heard throughout the year, but especially during the annual Jazz & Blues Festival.

Cherokee is home to the Cherokee PRCA Rodeo, Sanford Museum and Planetarium, Cherokee County Fair, Depot Renovation and Cherokee Symphony.

The Cherokee Chamber of Commerce strives to make Cherokee a positive place to live, visit and do business. Whether you are looking for something entertaining to do this weekend, or a new community to call home, a good place to shop or a place to open a new business, the Cherokee Chamber can help.

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