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International Summit on Agricultural and Food Transportation

Dec 2-3, 2008 – To build on the Summit in 2007 bringing the trucking industry and other agriculture and food transportation organizations together to discuss critical issues and generate ideas to strengthen commercial agricultural trucking as a key partner in the future success of U.S. and international agriculture.

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