People In the News

53e15f626a8fd_preview-620Juneau County delegation visits Central Asia
The delegation met with the Director of Government Affairs at the ultra-modern 300-meter tall Oblast Center in Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. The Oblast was recently on the cover of the John Deere Furrow magazine, left to right, Gary Kirking; April Martell; Arman Sultanbek, the Delta Credit host facilitator for the delegation; Theresa Burns-Gilbert; Vilmur Auken, director of government affairs for Kazakhstan; and Jim Holte.

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A different world: Price County ag agent offers agronomic advice to African vegetable growers

Whether he’s advising farmers at home in Price County or on the African savanna, Mark Kopecky    likes to take a boots-on-the-ground approach.

Using his vacation time, Kopecky traveled to the West African nation of Ghana last November as a volunteer for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Farmer-to-Farmer program.

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