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Hennepin business part of international grain tour

Posted by wlpo on October 3, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Dozens of international buyers are headed to Hennepin.

The Illinois Department of Agriculture is hosting more than 40 buyers from ten countries starting today as they try to increase export sales for the grain industry. One of the stops during the international grain tour is Marquis Energy in Hennepin.

According to state agriculture officials, this grain tour has generated nearly $200 million in sales annually in previous years.

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