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Reynolds signs proclamation to allow overweight ag loads

Sep 19, 2017 at 01:00 PM CST

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a proclamation to allow transportation of overweight loads of corn, soybeans, hay, straw, silage and stover.

Reynolds said she signed the proclamation to help farmers move their crops efficiently.

"Farmers are a critical component of our state’s economy, and this proclamation ensures they’re able to transport their crops ahead of deteriorating weather conditions," Reynolds said.