For all their differences and there are plenty the United States and Taiwan share a bond that benefits farmers from both economies, Cole Regehr said.
Regehr, a senior from Iola High School, spent 10 days in the island of Taiwan in November, as part of the Taiwan Youth Exchange Program.
There, Regehr toured a number of farms to see how the eastern Asian state is able to grow commodities on land significantly smaller than in the United States the entire state is about the size of Maryland and with radically warmer temperatures.
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