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02-11-02

Contacts:
Michelle Grogg, Cargill, Incorporated, (952) 742-2931
Barb Dietrich Boose, ISU Foundation, (515) 294-5779
Skip Derra, News Service, (515) 294-4917


MEDIA ADVISORY:
IOWA STATE ANNOUNCES GIFTS FROM CARGILL SEPT. 12


AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University will announce gifts of intellectual property -- valued at a combined total of more than $16 million -- from Cargill, Incorporated, Minneapolis, at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Campanile Room of the Memorial Union on the Iowa State campus.

The gifts from Cargill include two state-of-the-art computer software programs. It is expected that these gifts will position Iowa State as a leader in manufacturing, engineering and agriculture technology. The event will include senior Cargill executives and top Iowa State officials.

Press materials will be available electronically at http://www.cargill.com and http://www.public.iastate.edu/~nscentral/news/2002/sep/cargill.shtml at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 12.

Cargill is an international marketer, processor and distributor of agricultural, food, financial and industrial products and services with 97,000 employees in 59 countries. Cargill provides distinctive customer solutions in supply chain management, food applications, and health and nutrition.



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