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Interview With Iowa Ag Sec Candidate Francis Thicke – Part IV

[by Jay Mattsson] Today in the final segment of BFIA’s exclusive interview with Francis Thicke, the candidate discusses slander campaigns, sustainable farming systems, President Obama, and more.  Click here to read Part I     Part II        Part III … Continue reading

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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Candidate Francis Thicke Exclusive BFIA Interview – Part III

[by Jay Mattsson] Today in Part III of BFIA’s exclusive interview, Francis Thicke discusses his ideas for a sensible, sustainable, and profitable agriculture future for the state of Iowa.  Click here to read Part I      Click here to read Part … Continue reading

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Iowa Ag Secretary Candidate Francis Thicke Talks to BFIA about rBST, GMOs, CAFOs, and Local Control

[by Jay Mattsson] Today in Part II of a BFIA exclusive interview, Francis Thicke discusses his ideas for a better agriculture future for the state of Iowa.  Click here to read Part I.   BFIA:  How do you feel about the … Continue reading

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Meet Francis Thicke – Progressive Democrat for Iowa Agriculture Secretary

[by Jay Mattsson] I’ve known Francis Thicke and his wife, Susan, for over 30 years, and I can testify that he is the real deal. Francis is running for Agriculture Secretary because he has a sincere impulse to engage in … Continue reading

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