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February 19, 2016

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) recognizes Dave Burmahl and his wife Angie for receiving the ‘Gary Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award’. The award was presented to the Burmahls by Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig in a ceremony with their family, friends, neighbors and community members last week on their farm in rural Jackson County. David is a long time ICGA member.

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February 12, 2016

Iowa Speedway and Iowa Corn today announced a multi-year sponsorship renewal that will keep Iowa Corn as title sponsor of the Verizon IndyCar Series Iowa Corn 300 through 2018. Iowa Corn is in its 10th year of partnership with “The Fastest Short Track on the Planet.” The renewed agreement continues the second longest entitlement sponsorship in INDYCAR racing.

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February 12, 2016

STATEMENT FROM IOWA CORN PROMOTION BOARD PRESIDENT MARK HECKMAN- On behalf of Iowa’s corn farmers, we applaud our partners, the Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA) and Illinois Corn for receiving Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) co-led the Iowa application. These projects will provide Iowa corn farmers with additional tools to accelerate adoption of conservation practices to improve soil health and water quality.

Read More about Iowa Corn Statement: USDA Awards Millions to Iowa Water Quality Efforts

January 29, 2016

Days before the fast approaching Iowa caucus, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) held a press conference for media to discuss the importance of ethanol and the Renewable Fuel Standard to the state of Iowa and all Americans.

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January 21, 2016

Corn growers from across Iowa descended on the Iowa State Capitol Wednesday for their first “Day on the Hill” lobbying event this session. The delegation of 40 included Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) members, Board of Directors, county leaders and student FFA members.

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January 19, 2016

Iowa Corn will begin the New Year by offering a series of crop fairs hosted at local venues around the state. These crop fairs feature an array of speakers on topics that will help farmers navigate the progressive agriculture industry and allow learning opportunities to directly interact with local and state experts. One of the first crop fairs of the season will be held in Iowa City, Iowa on January 28th at the Marriot Conference Center, 300 E 9th. St., Coralville, Iowa. Registration will open at 8:00 a.m. and a breakfast bar will be provided.

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January 14, 2016

Iowa Corn will begin the New Year by offering a series of crop fairs hosted at local venues around the state. These crop fairs feature an array of speakers on topics that will help farmers navigate the progressive agriculture industry and allow learning opportunities to directly interact with local and state experts. One of the first crop fairs of the season will be held in Tama, Iowa on January 18 at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. Registration will open at 8:00 a.m. and lunch will be provided.

Read More about Farmers Gain Insight into New Year at local Crop Fair in Tama, Iowa

December 29, 2015

Iowa Corn will begin the New Year by offering a series of crop fairs hosted at local venues around the state. These crop fairs feature an array of speakers on topics that will help farmers navigate the progressive agriculture industry and allow learning opportunities to directly interact with local and state experts.

Read More about Farmers Gain Insights at Burlington Crop Fair

December 23, 2015

As farmers, we believe in being stewards of the land and water for our families, our communities and the next generation. Iowa Corn Promotion Board continues to take the lead in helping farmers find sustainable and doable science-based solutions to conservation and water quality issues. As part of this effort, Iowa Corn announced today it will hold a farmer-to-farmer roundtable discussion on Friday, January 15 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Fisher Theater, Iowa State University in Ames.

Read More about Iowa Corn Hosts Discussion Talking Soil Health with Secretary Northey

December 21, 2015

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) has released the final list of state and federal legislative priorities for the upcoming year. These priorities are based on grassroots input from members across the state.

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