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January 27, 2017

KURT HORA IOWA SUPREME COURT OPINION IN THE DES MOINES WATERWORKS LAWSUIT The Iowa Supreme Court answered four legal questions posed by the Federal District Court in the Des Moines Waterworks Lawsuit today. The opinion stated that Iowa law has provided immunity to drainage districts for over a century, especially...
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January 16, 2017

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) are again offering the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture scholarships. This year, Iowa Corn will award sixteen (16) $500 one-year scholarships to deserving, qualified students enrolled at an accredited U.S. 2-year or 4-year junior college, college or university, or graduate school, in a program of study that can equip them in contributing to Iowa’s agriculture industry.  

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January 5, 2017

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) has teamed up with the Iowa Nice Guy, Scott Siepker, to launch a series of short engaging videos informing consumers about several important subjects related to the state’s top crop…you guessed it, CORN!

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December 21, 2016

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), one of the most effective, longest-standing agricultural associations in the country, which serves as the collective voice for Iowa corn farmers and lobbying on agricultural issues, released today its final list of state and federal policy priorities for the upcoming year.

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December 20, 2016

Go to iowacorn.org for a chance to win $50 in American Ethanol

Gas prices are expected to rise this holiday season. In Iowa, prices for unleaded gas remain around $2.21 compared to $2.08 a month ago. Before you cancel that holiday road trip to see Grandma, consider fueling up with E15, the best value, higher-octane fuel made from 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline.

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December 8, 2016

Before you step back in the field this spring, why not invest an hour in learning more about ways you can protect the soil beneath your feet? The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) will host a Virtual Field Day Webinar on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 11:00 a.m.

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December 7, 2016

Statement from President Kurt Hora

 

On behalf of Iowa’s corn farmers, I would like to congratulate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on his nomination as U.S. ambassador to China by President-Elect Donald Trump. Throughout his distinguished tenure as Iowa Governor he has been a tireless advocate for Iowa’s corn farmers, and we are thankful to have such as steadfast supporter of agriculture in this vital position. ‚Äč

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December 7, 2016

U.S. ethanol exports continue to make gains this year as worldwide demand for the fuel expands and diversifies. In the 2015/2016 marketing year, U.S. ethanol exports reached 868 million gallons, the second largest on record, making the U.S. on track to be the world’s leading ethanol exporter for a third year in a row. This comes as more countries mandate the blending of ethanol with gasoline for its high octane and low-carbon advantages in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving air quality.

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December 6, 2016

Grocery Giveaway Winner Chosen at Men’s Basketball Game, December 8

The Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series comes to Iowa City this week with the highly-anticipated match-ups between the Cyclones and Hawkeyes in Women’s Basketball, Men’s Basketball and Wrestling. Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board are honored to partner with Learfield on behalf of both Iowa State University and the University of Iowa Athletic Departments for the title sponsorship of the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series which highlights the competition between these two great universities, while educating Iowans on the essential role that corn plays in Iowa’s economy, for food, fuel, and fiber.

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December 1, 2016

Iowa Corn proudly announces today the 23 Iowa college students who will make up the seventh Iowa Corn Collegiate Advisory Team (CAT). Comprised of Iowa students pursuing degrees in agriculture, CAT will assist the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) in developing targeted programs to enhance the organizations’ relationships with individuals pursuing careers in agriculture production and allied industries.

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