Kim Reynolds will be speaking in Ames on Friday at the Van Wall Expo on the importance of agriculture and John Deere in Iowa. This will also include the introduction of new equipment for 2016, including the new John Deere 9RX tractor. The expo runs Friday from 8:30 a. m. to 4 p. m. and includes breakout sessions featuring industry experts for insight on how to maximize profitability in 2016. Van Wall is headquartered in Perry, and also has local locations in Nevada and Story City. Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content but the newspaper is under no obligation to do so. Comment posters are solely responsible under the Communications Decency Act for comments posted on this Web site. IP and email addresses of persons who post are not treated as confidential records and will be disclosed in response to valid legal process. Comments unrelated to the story. If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon below the comment.