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on Thu, 05/15/2014 - 1:58pm
We are in the throes of commencement season, as the hundreds of photos of prospective high school graduates in this edition testify. That means speeches. The best, bar none, that we ever heard was when Gov. Tom Vilsack, now US Secretary of Agriculture, spoke at Buena Vista University. Vilsack implored graduates to stay in Iowa and help preserve the planet and feed the world with what we are doing right here in our verdant fields.