Feenstra, Latham Equestrian Center

Iowa state Rep. Shannon Latham (left) and U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra listen to Megan Humphrey explain what sort of lessons are taught in the Ellsworth Equestrian Center's lab during a tour on Friday.

A pair of local legislators got the chance to get up close and personal with equestrian students and their four-legged friends on Friday in Iowa Falls.

U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra and Iowa Rep. Shannon Latham spent a couple hours touring and learning about programs at the Ellsworth Equestrian and Agriculture & Renewable Ag centers. Faculty and staff served as guides to explain what is available to students and answer questions. 

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So Mr. Feenstra (like senator Ernst last week) comes to Hardin County but does not meet with constituents to discuss public policy, answer questions, or explain his votes. Our republican representatives do not want to answer the tough questions and will avoid that exchange of ideas at all costs.

And if Ellsworth has so many ag students, why does Iowa Select Farms feel the need to recruit TN visa foreign workers to fill openings? Why would they plan to go from 50% TN visa workers to 75% in sow barns? It doesn't make sense.

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