Bus Trip – November 12, 2014

Ag Ventures Alliance will be hosting a bus trip to Buckeye Fish Company (Radcliffe, IA) and Iowa’s First (Nelson Brothers/Vero Blue - Webster City, IA) on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  Come join us and learn about fish farming!  The cost will be $10 for Ag Ventures Alliance members and $20 for non-members.  Space on the bus is limited to the first 50 people that sign up.

Schedule - REVISED from letter

8:30 am          Bus leaves Sears parking lot in Mason City, IA for Iowa's First (2062 Kantor Ave, Webster City, IA).

10:00 am         Arrive at Iowa's First

11:30 am         Informational Meeting at AmericInn (411 Closz Dr, Webster City, IA)

12:30 pm         Lunch is provided

2:00 pm          Arrive at Buckeye Fish Company (12634 200th St, Radcliffe, IA).

3:30 pm          Head back to Mason City.

5:00 pm          Arrive back at Sears Parking Lot in Mason City.

Buckeye Fish Company is a new seafood production business aimed at producing the highest quality product right in the Midwest.  Meeting the demand and future demand for seafood while growing the production portfolio of agricultural producers in Iowa and the Midwest are among their goals.  They are working with other fish farmers in our state and future fish farmers to establish an industry here in Iowa where we can cooperate to help renew rural Iowa.  They raise their fish in a system called “Opposing Flows Technology”.

Iowa’s First - They are proud to be one of Iowa’s aquacultural leaders providing farm to table seafood in America’s Heartland.  Their fish are grown in an environmentally friendly and sustainable setting which allows them to consistently produce a high-quality, “green” and fresh product year-round.  Raising an Australian sea bass called Barramundi, Iowa’s First takes pride in producing a fresh product year round in and environmentally friendly, sustainable setting.

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