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May 4, 2021

Today, Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) President Carl Jardon represented corn farmers at an in-person, on-farm meeting with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The following is a statement from Jardon. “ICGA thanks EPA Administrator Regan and Secretary Vilsack for prioritizing...
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May 3, 2021

This Saturday, key public policy influencers in our nation’s capital met the corn farmers of America’s Heartland in their homes, at the airport, and even while listening to their favorite podcasts as the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) launched a campaign highlighting their incredible sustainability story. By reaching “Inside the...
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April 28, 2021

Iowa’s top biofuel and farm advocates today urge Iowa lawmakers to approve H.F. 859, legislation to ensure all Iowans can benefit from access to E15 at the pump by 2028. The following joint statement was issued by Growth Energy, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Ethanol Producers Association, and POET: “Every...
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April 19, 2021

Today, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) jointly submitted regulatory comments to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan expressing the urgency of EPA’s proposed rulemaking for E15 Fuel Dispenser Labeling and Compatibility with Underground Storage Tanks. Together...
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April 2, 2021

Iowa Corn is spreading the word that farmers care about the water we share here in Iowa. Farmers are part of your communities, and we want to give back to you and your students. Iowa Corn is awarding nine (9) different schools across the state a water bottle filling station....
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March 31, 2021

The Renewable Fuels Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Farmers Union, and American Coalition for Ethanol (collectively referred to as the “Biofuels Coalition”) thanked the states of Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, South Dakota, and Virginia for filing an amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court today in support...
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March 31, 2021

Iowa Corn announced the 18 student recipients of the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture Scholarship program for the 2020-2021 school year. Iowa Corn awarded the eighteen (18) $1,000 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,...
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March 1, 2021

Iowa Corn farmer-leaders participated in the virtual 2021 Commodity Classic. The online delegation from Iowa consisted of both Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) directors, as well as Iowa Corn farmer members serving as voting delegates and alternates. A key task for ICGA at Commodity...
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February 22, 2021

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is supporting the Tenth Circuit Court’s January 2020 decision in Renewable Fuels Association et al. v. EPA. After careful review of the decision, EPA’s new leadership agrees with both the court and the biofuel litigants that small refinery exemptions were meant...
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February 8, 2021

Today, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) welcomes the introduction of HSB 185. This bill, proposed by Governor Reynolds, creates more opportunities and markets within Iowa for corn-based ethanol including significant funding for biofuels infrastructure, as well as an E10 standard. ICGA President Carl Jardon made the following statement. “The...
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