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Ag Breakfast

IBA Ag Breakfast

Tuesday, September 20 • 7:45 am
Sponsored by Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines

Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture

The past several years have seen Iowa’s agriculture sector weather many challenges, including the pandemic, a derecho and uncertain weather conditions, while seeing many positive factors as well. Join us for this traditional Ag breakfast where we’ll hear an update on Iowa’s Ag industry from Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture.

Mike Naig was elected as the 15th Iowa Secretary of Agriculture in November 2018. He previously served as the Deputy Secretary at the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. In a state where agriculture is a leading economic driver, Mike knows that protecting our air, soil and water is essential to our success. He works with initiatives that encourage public-private partnerships and leads efforts that will protect our natural resources. Mike Naig grew up on a family farm in the northwest corner of the state near Cylinder, Iowa and he continues to be involved in the operation today. Mike is a graduate of Buena Vista University in Storm Lake with degrees in biology and political science. He and his wife Jaime have three boys.