Entries by Eric Woolson

Buckeye Battle PAC Grows Leadership Team

Buckeye Battle PAC, the independent expenditure committee supporting Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons in his U.S. Senate bid, has expanded its senior leadership team with two highly experienced political leaders, the group’s executive director said today. “We are very excited to have Gentry Collins and Eric Woolson join our growing team,” said executive director Bob Ellsworth. […]

Canadian Agriculture Official to Participate in Trade and Manufacturing Discussion at Iowa Ag Summit

DES MOINES, Iowa  – A top Canadian agricultural official will join a past president of the National Pork Producers Council and several U.S. equipment manufacturers for a panel discussion on trade and manufacturing at the Aug. 5 Iowa Ag Summit, organizers said today. Fred Gorrell of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has extensive experience with U.S.-Canada […]

USDA Secretary Perdue Confirms Participation in Iowa Ag Summit

DES MOINES, Iowa  – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will participate in the Iowa Ag Summit set for Aug. 5 to highlight trade, energy, sustainability, the environment, corporate mergers, the 2018 farm bill and other issues important to agriculture’s future, event organizer Bruce Rastetter said today. Perdue, a veterinarian and former Georgia governor, made […]

Pingora Outdoors Owner Touts Weekend Gear Swap

Dominic Keeling, who has turned his internet-based business, Pingora Outdoors, into a bricks-and-mortar retailer in Ankeny appeared on WOI-TV‘s mid-day newscast today to talk about Pingora Outdoors’ outdoor gear swap meet this Sunday. The outdoor gear swap meet will run from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Firetrucker Brewery, 716 […]

Woolson Shares Perspectives on Branstad in WOI-TV Special

The Concept Works’ president and CEO, Eric Woolson, shares his perspectives on Terry Branstad’s long and successful political career in the first part of a one-hour special about the newly confirmed U.S. ambassador to China. Woolson was a journalist who covered Branstad from 1978 to 1996 before serving as communications director for the longest-serving governor […]

2017 Iowa Ag Summit to address trade, energy, sustainability and the 2018 Farm Bill

DES MOINES, Iowa  – Summit Agricultural Group, a leading diversified agribusiness in the Midwest, announced today it will host the 2017 Iowa Ag Summit on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The event will feature, state, regional, national and international officials and highlight important topics affecting agriculture, such […]

Detect to Protect

Writing in the May issue of School Transportation News magazine, Eric Woolson’s article “Detect to Protect” described how new state laws illustrate evolving technology, and requirements needed to define them, to make school buses even safer inside and out.