Iowa National Guard 734th Agri-Business Development Team

Iowa National Guard 734th Agri-Business Development Team

By James Pusey/Ames Tribune
Mahdi Al-Kaisi, associate professor of agronomy at Iiowa State University, teaches soldiers from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 734th Agri-Business Development Team how to gauge soil moisture by feeling its texture. The soldiers were deployed to Afghanistan this summer where their mission is to educate Afghan farmers and spur local economic development.

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