Secretary Naig Invites Students to Enter the 2024 Choose Iowa Calendar Contest

Secretary Naig Invites Students to Enter  the 2024 Choose Iowa Calendar Contest

Contest winners to be honored at the 2024 Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, Iowa (Apr. 11, 2024) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig is encouraging school-aged Iowa students to participate in the 2024 Choose Iowa Calendar Contest hosted by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. Choose Iowa is the state’s signature brand for Iowa grown, Iowa raised and Iowa made products. 

Secretary Naig Awards 26 Choose Iowa Value-Added Grants

Secretary Naig Awards 26 Choose Iowa Value-Added Grants

Value-added grants help farmers, small businesses, and non-profits expand and diversify the availability of Iowa grown, Iowa raised, and Iowa made products

INDIANOLA, Iowa (Mar. 20, 2024) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has awarded 26 Choose Iowa Value-Added Grants to Iowa farmers, small businesses and non-profits in 22 counties totaling $463,000.

Secretary Naig to Recognize 16 Students as Choose Iowa Coloring Calendar Contest Winners at the Iowa State Fair

Student artists featured in the 2023-2024 Choose Iowa Coloring Calendar will be honored at a ceremony in the Ag Building

DES MOINES, Iowa (Aug. 10, 2023) – Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will recognize 16 Iowa student artists whose artwork was selected for inclusion in the 2023-2024 Choose Iowa Coloring Calendar. The ceremony will take place in the Agriculture Building at the Iowa State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m.