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August 17, 2021

Iowa Corn is proud to sponsor Iowa Corn Day at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, August 20, 2021. Fairgoers will have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt across the fairgrounds to learn from Iowa corn farmers about their family farms and how corn helps feed and fuel...
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August 6, 2021

President Biden released a carbon reduction plan for cars and trucks which includes a goal for electric vehicles to represent half of new vehicles sold starting in 2030 along with a proposed rulemaking to update fuel efficiency and emissions standards through model year 2026. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA)...
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July 16, 2021

Today Iowa Corn announced the Board of Directors election results for the Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB). Those elected as ICGA directors will continue to bring grassroots policy issues forward and be the collective voice for nearly 7,000 members lobbying on agricultural issues at...
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July 15, 2021

Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) farmer-leaders attended the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Congress meetings this week to advocate for key agricultural issues and priorities. During Corn Congress, Iowa farmer-leaders met with ag committee staff to express the tax issues being debated that could devastate family farms. Additionally, delegates...
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July 2, 2021

Today, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is disappointed by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision, which reversed the EPA’s 2019 rule allowing for year-round sales of E15, a widely available, clean-burning, and more affordable fuel that is suitable for 95% of vehicles on the road in the U.S....
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June 25, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court voted against the 10th Circuit Court decision from last January that found refiners can only apply for an extension of an exemption from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume obligation if they have continuously received refinery exemption extensions every year. Iowa Corn Growers Association President Carl...
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June 23, 2021

Iowa Corn has contributed funding towards a new federal grant that will expand the impact of a project aimed at creating a shared vision across research communities for crops and livestock and data engineering, known as the Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI). The $960,000 award from the U.S. Department of...
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June 18, 2021

Geneva, IL, June 17, 2021 – ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a growing startup dedicated to the development of clean engine technology, announced today that it has secured $2.5 million in additional financing from several investors, including the Iowa Corn Promotion Board, Minnesota, Kansas and Illinois Corn Growers Associations. The new funding...
Read More about ClearFlame Engine Technologies Secures $2.5 Million in Funding to Advance Diesel-Free Truck Demonstration

June 8, 2021

WHAT: The Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) will hold elections in crop reporting districts 4, 8, and 9. Iowa corn farmers elect their peers to serve on the Board of Directors of ICPB to oversee the investment of funds generated by the Iowa corn checkoff program. The board’s primary priorities...
Read More about Farmers Encouraged to Vote in Iowa Corn Checkoff Director Elections on July 13 

June 3, 2021

Today Iowa Corn announced the nine winning schools of the water bottle filling station giveaway that has taken place over the last two months. Iowans had the chance to nominate their local schools by explaining their need for the touch-free water filling station. This portion of the #StrongerTogether campaign focused...
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