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September 19, 2016

To help haul in this year’s harvest, Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation this evening granting a temporary 60-day weight limit exemption for trucks on Iowa roads, effective starting at 12:01 am, Tuesday, September 20, 2016. The proclamation specifically increases the weight allowable for shipment of corn, soybeans, hay, straw and stover, by 12.5 percent per axle (up to a maximum of 90,000 pounds) without the need for an oversize/overweight permit.

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September 15, 2016

Today, Iowa Corn launched a new communications campaign to educate consumers about E-15, a higher-octane fuel made from 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline. The name “Super Duper Unleaded” refers to the fact E-15 contains five percent more ethanol than E-10, also known as Super Unleaded, which according to the Renewable Fuels Association is the most commonly used fuel in the United States. 

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September 15, 2016

To celebrate E-15 Day, Kum & Go will offer E15, a fuel blended with 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline, for $1.15 per gallon at many Des Moines-area Kum & Go locations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, September 16.

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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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