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September 14, 2016

The Iowa Corn Growers Association’s (ICGA) Political Action Committee (PAC) today endorsed 67 candidates for the 2016 election cycle. Established with bipartisan support of Iowa’s corn farmers more than a decade ago, the ICGA PAC ensures members have a voice and a seat at the table on issues impacting Iowa’s farmers.

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September 13, 2016

It was not just another Monday at Smith Fertilizer & Grain in Knoxville, Iowa. As a part of the yearlong buildup to the 11th running of the Iowa Corn 300, a “Pit Crew” comprised of Iowa Corn and Iowa Speedway representatives conducted a surprise “Pit Stop” at the bustling co-op.


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September 10, 2016

Today proved to be yet another exciting rivalry between the Iowa and Iowa State football teams at 2016 Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series™ football game. Iowa’s corn farmers presented the Iowa Hawkeyes with the trophy after they walked away with a win of 42-3 in front of a packed crowd at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City.

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September 8, 2016

September 12 marks 300 days until the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series Iowa Corn 300. As a part of the yearlong buildup to the 11th running of the Iowa Corn 300, Iowa Corn and Iowa Speedway will conduct a "Pit Stop" at Smith Fertilizer & Grain in Knoxville.

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September 6, 2016

The Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board are honored to partner for the sixth year 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™. One of the first events in the series is the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series football game which will take place on September 10 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City.

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August 29, 2016

Iowa Corn will hold Soil Health and Water Quality Panel Discussions each day of the show from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at their booth 26N.

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August 27, 2016

The 2016 Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) Annual Grassroots Summit took place this week in Cedar Rapids. ICGA renamed its annual meeting to the Grassroots Summit to emphasize its single purpose of setting the direction of the organization to support its mission of creating long-term profitability for Iowa’s corn farmers.

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August 24, 2016

Iowa Corn farmer-leaders Pam Johnson and Julius Schaaf traveled to Sao Paulo, Brazil last month to represent MAIZALL, the international maize alliance, at the 2016 Global Agribusiness Forum calling on the global agricultural industry and exporting countries’ governments to work with a spirit of collaboration to solve the challenges pledging the advancement and adoption of new production technologies.


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August 17, 2016

Iowa Corn is proud to sponsor Iowa Corn Day at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, August 19. This year’s activities will include a family friendly scavenger hunt where fair goers locate five stations scattered throughout the fairgrounds, take a selfie and post them to social media using hashtag #CornItsEverything to receive a free t-shirt and a chance to win KISS concert tickets and Cy-Hawk game tickets. Also, new to the fair is the highly-interactive Iowa Corn Mobile Education trailer.

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August 10, 2016

Where else would a more than 1,000-pound beautiful beefcake of a steer go to strut his stuff than the Iowa State Fair? The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) is proud to sponsor BoBo the Corn-Fed Steer at this year’s Iowa State Fair Governor’s Charity Steer Show on Saturday, August 13. Accompanying the steer will be ICPB President Mark Heckman, a farmer from West Liberty. Proceeds of the show go to the Ronald McDonald Houses of Iowa.

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