Swenson on ethanol, retail closings, confinement operations

March 14, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media contacts:

  • Mike Hughlett, Minneapolis Star Tribune, about the slowdown in the ethanol industry and how that would affect Iowa and Minnesota rural economies.
  • Lexie Troutman, Ames Tribune, about several retail store closings nationwide and how that would affect the Ames economy.
  • Art Cullen, Storm Lake Times, about the growth of animal confinement operations in Iowa and the concentration in meat packing and processing.


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