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February 4, 2019

As a family farmer, I am disappointed that Bud Light chose to denigrate corn in their Super Bowl ad as part of a marketing scheme to attack their competition. I am proud of the generations of farmers that grow corn that is used in over 4,000 every day products from...
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January 23, 2019

Iowa Corn is hosting a panel discussion at the Iowa Power Farming Show January 29 and 30, 2019. Join Iowa farmers and Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Julie Kenney, as they make their business cases for healthier soils.

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January 21, 2019

Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) congratulates the five dedicated leaders, including the couple that are ICGA members, in soil health as they received the “Seeds of Change” awards and were recognized during a ceremony held at the 2019 Soil Health Summit in St. Louis on January 15 and 16. 

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January 9, 2019

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), one of the most effective, longest-standing agricultural associations in the country, released today its final list of state and federal policy priorities for the upcoming year.

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January 8, 2019

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) are again offering the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture scholarships to aid in the development of future talent for the Iowa agriculture industry.

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December 12, 2018

The final version of the farm bill passed out of the US Senate Tuesday by a bipartisan vote of 87-13 and the US House passed it out on a bipartisan vote today of 369-47. Now the bill will be sent to the President to await his signature to become law.

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November 30, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the final Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) for the 2019 conventional biofuels requirement at 15 billion gallons under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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Read More about Iowa Corn Farmers Search for Certainty in 2019 RFS Numbers

November 30, 2018

Today the signing of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is an important step in the final approval and modernizing the most important trade agreement to Iowa and U.S. corn farmers.

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October 30, 2018

The Bt corn rootworm trait has been extremely valuable to corn growers as it provides safe and effective control of corn rootworm insects and has allowed farmers to reduce insecticide use. These Bt traits allow the corn plants to produce a protein which prevents this pest from damaging the roots....
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October 9, 2018

Iowa farmers cheered President Donald Trump’s proposal to allow year-round consumer access to E15, the cleanest burning, lowest cost fuel for the vast majority of vehicles on the road.

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