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May 13, 2022

Alexis Taylor grew up on her family’s farm in Iowa and is a graduate of Iowa State University and an Army Veteran. She is currently the Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Since leaving Iowa, she has also held positions focused on agriculture with members of Congress including Iowa...
Read More about Iowa native Alexis Taylor has been nominated as the USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs

April 28, 2022

Statement from ICGA president Lance Lillibridge Members of the Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) appreciate the action of Governor Reynolds along with seven other Midwest governors to request a permanent waiver for year-round sales of E15. This is an important request to the EPA that will provide relief, flexibility and...
Read More about ICGA Thrilled with Governor Reynolds’ Announcement of Proposed Permanent E15 Solution for Midwest Region

April 26, 2022

Iowa Corn thanks the Senate and House for passing the Biofuels Access Bill (HF 2128) as it heads to the Governor’s desk. “The Biofuels Access Bill is a key piece of ethanol legislation to keep Iowa as the leader of not only corn and ethanol production, but also in access...
Read More about Biofuels Access Bill Heads to the Governor’s Desk

April 12, 2022

Today, President Biden will announce that his administration has removed the summertime barriers for E15; biofuels are both an energy solution, as well as a solution for high fuel prices. E15 is the most affordable, climate friendly fuel on the market, right now, that can provide relief at the pump...
Read More about Iowa Corn Applauds President Biden Action of E15 Access for Summer 2022

April 5, 2022

The Iowa Department of Revenue recently released the 2021 Retailers Fuel Gallons Annual Report. The report highlighted all-time record E15 sales in Iowa in 2021, totaling nearly 87 million gallons. This broke the previous record by 43.4 percent. Additionally, Iowa fuel retailers sold a record amount of E100 through higher...
Read More about Growth in E15 Sales in Iowa Breaks Previous State Record By 43%

March 31, 2022

The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour stops at Textile Brewing for Farm to Brew event. The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour visited Textile Brewing Company in Dyersville. The brewery hosted a Farm to Brew event highlighting the connection of agriculture to the brewing industry with a...
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March 30, 2022

Iowa Corn announced the 18 student recipients of the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture Scholarship program for the 2021-2022 school year. Iowa Corn awarded the eighteen (18) $1,000 one-year scholarships to deserving, qualified students enrolled at an accredited U.S. 2-year or 4-year junior college, college or university, or graduate school,...
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March 28, 2022

Iowa Corn recently engaged with over 700 FFA members from across northwest Iowa at the North West Iowa District FFA Contest held in Pocahontas. During their day, FFA members had the opportunity to participate in an Iowa Corn Mobile Education Unit Scavenger Hunt to learn more about corn and the...
Read More about Iowa Corn Awards NW Iowa District FFA Scavenger Hunt Winners

March 24, 2022

Nearly 100 Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) members filled the State Capitol rotunda today for the “Iowa Corn Day on the Hill” lobbying event. This delegation included ICGA Board, county leaders, and grassroots members from across the state. Their lobbying efforts focused on the Iowa Biofuels Access Bill, a top...
Read More about ICGA Members Take Their Priorities to the State Capitol

March 9, 2022

Statement from ICGA president Lance Lillibridge Members of the Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) welcome the introduction of the Home Front Energy Independence Bill from our Iowa delegation. This is an important move that will provide biofuel tax incentives for retailers and blenders to lower prices for consumers, authorize cost-share funding...
Read More about ICGA Welcomes the Home Front Energy Independence Act
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