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Small towns have a future in the bioeconomy

bioeconomy panel discussion

Iowa can lead the way in biorenewable energy while ensuring the sustainability of the state’s land and economy. That was the message during Community Futures 2007: The Small Town in the Bioeconomy. Participants at the April 10 conference heard from Iowa State and Extension officials, as well as Gov. Chet Culver. Work groups delved into economic development, transportation and infrastructure, tax and finance, land use, landscape and environmental issues. Watch video streams from the conference online.

This article appeared in April 2007 -- From Jack Payne Newsletter