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November 2, 2018

On Thursday, November 1, members of Young Professionals in Agriculture gathered at Lessing Flynn. Mark Core, the executive vice-president and chief marketing officer with Vermeer, presented on crisis management, innovation at Vermeer, and headwinds to agriculture prosp...

July 27, 2018

Young Professionals in Agriculture members had the opportunity to exclusively tour, YPiA sponsor, Meredith Corporation on Thursday, July 27th, 2018. Dave Kuerns, editorial content director of Successful Farming magazine, led the tour. He took the group through Meredith...

July 10, 2018

On Tuesday, July 10th, Young Professionals in Agriculture (YPiA) members had the opportunity to attend an exclusive tour of Fareway Headquarters and Distribution Facility in Boone, Iowa. YPiA especially thanks Fareway for hosting us and Pat Goldsmith, director of facil...

June 28, 2018

On Thursday, June 28th, 2018, members of Young Professionals in Agriculture joined for a peer learning session at Peoples Company. YPiA member, Brad Hayes, spoke to the group about land values, real estate trends, and walked the group through a few different real-life...

February 15, 2018

Members of Young Professionals in Agriculture (YPiA) met at Bratney Companies in Des Moines, IA on February 13th to take an exclusive inside look at Bratney’s corporate headquarters and testing facilities.  We especially would like to thank Peter Bratney, CEO and Dave...

December 14, 2017

YPiA hosted their annual Christmas Social on December 12th, at Blue Moon Dueling Piano Bar in West Des Moines.

To shake things up this year, an ugly sweater contest was held during the social. Members voted for their favorite sweaters! The winners were Joe Ripperger, Co...

November 14, 2017

On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017, members of Young Professionals in Agriculture gathered at the Iowa Corn Growers Association in Johnston, IA to discuss disruptive agriculture technologies.

YPiA welcomed three Iowa based businesses with market supported technologies to s...

October 30, 2017

After all the blood, sweat, tears and Monte's jokes, YPiA Team Ethanol finished the kickball season with a win! The team went 5-2 which was a JV kickball league best record. Thank you to all who played!

October 12, 2017

On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017, YPiA members gathered at Barn Town Brewing in West Des Moines. Members enjoyed one of Barn Town’s famous brews and networking prior to the brewery tour.

The young professionals were guided on a private tour of the brewery by Grant, the br...

October 10, 2017

Meeting with Governor and Lt. Governor

YPiA members, friends, and family gathered at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday August 12th, 2017. The day kicked off with a question and answer session with Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg.  The group discussed iss...

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