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Published September 12, 2012, 06:00 PM

International visitors learn about American agriculture at Big Iron

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - More international visitors than ever before are traveling thousands of miles to learn about the America's Ag Business at Big Iron.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - More international visitors than ever before are traveling thousands of miles to learn about the America's Ag Business at Big Iron.

The event's International Visitor's Program is growing, now including more than 100 delegates from 14 different countries, most coming from places looking to expand their agricultural markets, and looking to North Dakota as a prime example.

Aside from making purchases, visitors coming from overseas can tour Big Iron and attend educational activities.

Dean Gorder, ND Trade Office Exec. Director: “The progressive ag producers around the world recognize that in order to maintain levels of production to feed the people, their people, they have to find better ways to produce crops.”

Most international delegates traveled from Romania, Russia, and Uruguay.

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