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December 7, 2021

Despite Some Positives, Major Changes Will Be Needed in Final Rule to Uphold President Biden’s RFS Commitment The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released its delayed proposed biofuel blending volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for 2021 and 2022. The proposal calls for 13.52 billion gallons of conventional...
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December 7, 2021

The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour visited The Big Soil Health Event at Riverside Casino in Washington County. The conference was organized by Soil Regen, a soil health consulting and education company, and Continuum Ag, an agricultural consulting company, and featured a who’s who lineup of farmers, experts,...
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November 30, 2021

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) has partnered with the Soy Transportation Coalition, the United Soybean Board, and several farmer-led organizations to provide funding for pre-engineering and design costs associated with Lock and Dam 25 along the Upper Mississippi River. Pre-engineering and design must be completed for inland waterways projects...
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November 24, 2021

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) supports and applauds Congresswoman Ashley Hinson’s introduction of the Defend the Blend Act. This bipartisan bill would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from reopening and reducing set Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) from previous years, providing increased certainty in the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)...
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November 23, 2021

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) will be offering a series of crop fairs hosted at local venues across Iowa which will provide corn farmers valuable insights and information to operate their businesses through today’s volatile farm economy. “Crop fairs give ICGA members...
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November 9, 2021

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) along with the U.S. Grains Council hosted a trade team from Mexico last week. The team was composed of representatives from the feed milling industry, service providers, traders, grain and DDGS customers. During their three-day visit, the yellow corn trade merchandiser team witnessed harvest...
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October 15, 2021

Today the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking his administration to take three immediate steps to expand market opportunity for E15 and lower prices at the pump for consumers. “Right now, there are over three billion gallons...
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September 17, 2021

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation today granting a temporary 30-day weight limit exemption for trucks operating on Iowa roads to support the haul of this year’s crop during harvest. The proclamation will be effective immediately. The 2021 Harvest Weight Proclamation specifically increases the weight allowable for shipment of...
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September 2, 2021

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) held its Annual Grassroots Summit earlier this week with part of the program being to honor recipients of two respected Iowa Corn Awards, the 2021 Friend of Iowa Corn Award and the Walter Goeppinger Lifetime Achievement Award. ICGA named Governor Kim Reynolds the recipient...
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August 31, 2021

On Monday, the Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) hosted the Annual Grassroots Summit allowing ICGA delegates to set the direction for state and federal policy priorities for the coming year. During the Summit, a united group of over 100 farmer delegates voiced their support for the Next Generation Fuels Act,...
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