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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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August 26, 2021

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) applauds the introduction of H.R. 5089, the Next Generation Fuels Act, a bipartisan bill to reduce the carbon intensity of liquid fuels and passenger vehicles through increased use of higher ethanol blends. Recognizing the benefits of ethanol’s high-octane, low carbon properties in optimized vehicles,...
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August 18, 2021

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) was proud to sponsor Cornivore, the corn-fed steer, at this year’s 39th Annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. This year’s steer was accompanied by the incoming Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA)...
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August 17, 2021

Iowa Corn is proud to sponsor Iowa Corn Day at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, August 20, 2021. Fairgoers will have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt across the fairgrounds to learn from Iowa corn farmers about their family farms and how corn helps feed and fuel...
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August 6, 2021

President Biden released a carbon reduction plan for cars and trucks which includes a goal for electric vehicles to represent half of new vehicles sold starting in 2030 along with a proposed rulemaking to update fuel efficiency and emissions standards through model year 2026. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA)...
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July 16, 2021

Today Iowa Corn announced the Board of Directors election results for the Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB). Those elected as ICGA directors will continue to bring grassroots policy issues forward and be the collective voice for nearly 7,000 members lobbying on agricultural issues at...
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July 15, 2021

Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) farmer-leaders attended the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Congress meetings this week to advocate for key agricultural issues and priorities. During Corn Congress, Iowa farmer-leaders met with ag committee staff to express the tax issues being debated that could devastate family farms. Additionally, delegates...
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July 2, 2021

Today, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is disappointed by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision, which reversed the EPA’s 2019 rule allowing for year-round sales of E15, a widely available, clean-burning, and more affordable fuel that is suitable for 95% of vehicles on the road in the U.S....
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June 25, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court voted against the 10th Circuit Court decision from last January that found refiners can only apply for an extension of an exemption from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume obligation if they have continuously received refinery exemption extensions every year. Iowa Corn Growers Association President Carl...
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June 23, 2021

Iowa Corn has contributed funding towards a new federal grant that will expand the impact of a project aimed at creating a shared vision across research communities for crops and livestock and data engineering, known as the Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI). The $960,000 award from the U.S. Department of...
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