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Larry Hector: Helping Growers Meet the Challenges of Dryland Farming


Jul 24, 2012

Adversity is a theme all too common in the world of farming. Growers are constantly faced with difficult challenges and must adapt to harsh Mother Nature. The Inland Pacific Northwest area is no exception. Conditions are volatile, and growers must be agile and quick to act. CCA Larry Hector assists with these challenges on a daily basis, relying on his experience and expertise to guide his clients in the right direction.

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Meet Amy Asmus: ICCA’s Vice Chair


Jul 24, 2012

The path Iowa native Amy Asmus took through the field of agronomy is unlike many of her fellow CCAs. She didn’t grow up on a farm and she didn’t get a degree related to the farming industry. After she married her husband, Harlan, they moved back to his hometown of Rake, IA, where Harlan worked with his father, Harvey, at Asmus Farm Supply, a family-owned chemical supply company that has been in the industry since 1960 .Amy helped out where she could with the business but became more involved in 2004 when she and Harlan bought the business from Harvey.

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