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July 2015

Jul. 28
July 28
Iowa Host Korean Media Team Learning About Biotech Crops, Foods

JOHNSTON, IA - July 28, 2015 - A U.S. Grains Council (USGC) trade team of Korean reporters and writers visited Iowa as part of a learning journey to the United States to get in-depth information about biotechnology in corn and other crops.

Jul. 28
July 28
ICGA Stands Up For Ethanol, Comment Period Comes To A Close

JOHNSTON, IA - July 28th, 2015 - Yesterday, the period to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed rule closed. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) worked diligently on your behalf to make sure that your voices were heard to oppose the proposed rule and stick to the statute passed by congress for the Renewable Fuels Standard.

Jul. 20
July 20
Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins 2nd Consecutive Iowa Corn 300

JOHNSTON, IA - July 20th, 2015 - Ryan Hunter-Reay brought home another Iowa Corn 300 trophy at Saturday's premier event at the Iowa Speedway. This will be the ninth year that Iowa Corn has sponsored the race and the second consecutive win for Hunter-Reay; he has won the event a grand total of three times. The #28 ethanol-powered driver seemed very pleased with his win Saturday night after only one top five finish this season. "Iowa Corn would like to congratulate Ryan Hunter-Reay on his second consecutive win here at the Iowa Corn 300. This event continues to be an excellent platform for promoting and showcasing the true power of ethanol, " says Iowa Corn Promotion Board President, Chris Edgington.


Jul. 17
July 17
Renewable Fuels Standard - A Common Theme At Corn Congress In D.C.

JOHNSTON, IA – July, 17th, 2015 – Iowa Corn members and staff traveled to the nation’s capital this past week for the National Corn Growers Association Corn Congress. Attendees sat in on action team meetings and also had the chance to meet with members of both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House. Among those officials were Senator Grassley, Senator Ernst, Congressman Blum, Congressman Loebsack, Congressman Young, and Congressman King. Along with the meetings, one farmer member, Bruce Rohwer, was elected to the National Corn Board on Wednesday morning.

Jul. 15
July 15
Iowa Corn 300 Powered By Ethanol Races In To Newton On July 18th

JOHNSTON, IA – July 15th, 2015 – The Iowa Corn 300 will race into the Iowa Speedway this weekend, July 18th. This will be the 9th year that Iowa Corn has sponsored this event. The race is designed to share the benefits of the renewable fuel industry. The Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board are happy to once again be able to showcase the value of this homegrown, renewable fuel. 

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