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2019 Iowa Corn Director Elections

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is comprised of 12 peer-elected farmers and two industry liaisons that serve as the collective voice for 8,000 corn farmer members, lobbying on agricultural issues at the state and federal level. Elections are held each year to select leadership and representatives from each of the nine crop reporting districts in the state.

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) is comprised of 12 peer-elected farmers and four ex officios who invest funds collected through the Iowa corn checkoff program, with a focus on market development, education and research. Elections are held each year to select leadership and representatives from each of the nine crop reporting districts in the state. Below is election information for 2019.

Iowa Corn Growers Association: Crop Reporting Districts 1, 6,

Those elected as ICGA Directors will continue to bring grassroots policy issues forward and be the collective voice for the nearly 8,000 corn farmer-members, lobbying on agricultural issues at the state and federal level. Please see below for a brief timeline of the 2019 election process. 

 

  • April 9: Candidate names, district nominating committee forms, and completed candidate bio forms are due to the Iowa Corn office
  • Week of June 1: Ballots, candidate biographies, cover letter, and other candidate information will be mailed out
  • July 16: Ballots must be postmarked on or before
  • July 17: ICGA officers count ballots
  • July 19: News release is issued on results

 

Iowa Corn Promotion Board: Crop Reporting Districts 2, 5, 7 

Since 1978, Iowa corn farmers have elected their peers to serve on the ICPB to oversee the investment of funds generated by the Iowa corn checkoff. ICPB Directors will continue to promote a thriving Iowa corn industry through research into new and value-added corn uses, domestic and foreign market development and providing education about corn and corn products. Please see below for a brief timeline of the 2019 election process.

  • March 29: Petitions will become available by request from the Iowa Corn office. Candidates filling out petitions must also complete the affidavit candidacy document.
  • April 9: Candidate names, district nominating committee forms, and completed candidate bio forms are due to the Iowa Corn office.
  • April 26: All petitions for nominations are due to the Iowa Corn office by 4:30 p.m.
  • June 24: Deadline for requesting absentee ballots
  • July 16: Absentee ballots must be postmarked on or before
  • July 16: Elections are held at county extension offices
  • July 19: News release is issued on results
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