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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.

Read More about Iowa Corn and Iowa Speedway Pit Crew Coming to a Field Near You

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.

Read More about The Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series Rivalry Begins This Week

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.

Read More about Iowa Corn Talks Water Quality at the Farm Progress Show

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.

Read More about ICGA Delegates Move On Issues Impacting Iowa Corn Farmers

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.


Read More about Iowa Farmers Call for Cooperation in Biotech Trade Issues at Global Agribusiness Forum

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.

Read More about BoBo the Corn-Fed Steer to Strut his Stuff at the Iowa State Fair

July 25, 2016

Iowa Corn announced today the results of the Board of Directors elections for the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB).

Read More about Farmer-Leaders Elected to Board of Directors for Iowa Corn

July 21, 2016

Iowa Corn members as well as directors of the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) convened in a particularly quiet Washington, D.C. this week as part of the National Corn Congress. This was due to Congress being on recess and the Republican National Convention – many of the Iowa delegation were not available for meetings.  Members of ICGA still had the opportunity to speak on behalf of all Iowa corn farmers to non-Iowa, non-corn states.

Read More about ICGA Members Take to Washington, D.C. To Inform Congressional Staff on Key Ag Issues
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