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September 30, 2019

During harvest to support the haul of this year’s crop, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed today a proclamation granting a temporary 60-day weight limit exemption for trucks operating on Iowa roads. The proclamation will be effective as of Tuesday, October 1. The 2019 Harvest Weight Proclamation specifically increases the weight allowable for shipment of corn, soybeans, hay, straw, and stover, by 12.5 percent per axle (up to a maximum of 90,000 pounds) without the need for an oversize/overweight permit.

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September 25, 2019

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) welcomes the signing of the United States-Japan agreement stating Japan is lowering tariffs on U.S. agricultural products by seven billion dollars. ICGA is looking forward to seeing the details of the agreement that will provide continual market access with Japan.

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September 24, 2019

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) along with the U.S. Grains Council hosted a group of Japanese Feed Grain professionals in Iowa last week. During their visit, the group learned about U.S. corn, co-products and ethanol firsthand by touring and meeting with U.S. suppliers and exporters. On Monday, the team toured Iowa Corn Promotion Board Director Rod Pierce’s farm in Woodward, Iowa.

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September 24, 2019

Starting one week from today, over 70 Iowa fuel retail stations are encouraging drivers to help prevent breast cancer this October by choosing Unleaded 88 during the 4th annual Pink at the Pump® campaign.

Participating retailers will donate three cents of every gallon of Unleaded 88 sold from October 1 through October 31 to National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and The Hormel Institute. The three-cent donation will be split evenly among both organizations.

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September 16, 2019

The 2019 Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series™ football game proved to be another exciting match-up between the Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones football teams. Iowa’s corn farmers presented the Hawkeyes with the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk trophy after they defeated the Cyclones with an 18-17 win in front of a sold-out crowd at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.

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September 10, 2019

The Iowa Corn Growers Association® and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board® proudly partner with Learfield IMG College 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™. The Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series showcases how Iowa corn farmers impact our daily lives because many believe here in Iowa we grow corn, but the truth is, corn grows Iowa.

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August 29, 2019

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) held its Annual Grassroots Summit in Altoona earlier this week on August 26 and 27 where ICGA delegates set the direction for the policies and priorities for the coming year. During the two-day Summit, 100 delegates in attendance had the opportunity to review expiring policies and debate new resolutions. This ICGA policy process includes a member-wide survey in the spring, roundtable discussions held across the state in the summer and the Grassroots Summit in late August. Policies related to national issues can be brought forth at the Commodity Classic meetings in February with National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) farmer delegates.

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August 27, 2019

ICGA Members Rally for Trump Administration to Make it Right

Today, at the Iowa Corn Growers Association’s (ICGA) Annual Grassroots Summit ICGA delegates and members rallied to express their anger and are calling for the Trump Administration to make it right by following the law and upholding the integrity of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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August 15, 2019

Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) congratulates 18 members and their families who received the 2019 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards and were recognized during a ceremony held at the Iowa State Fair on Wednesday. This award is a joint effort between Governor Reynolds, Lieutenant Governor Gregg, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and Iowa Department of Natural Resources. It was created to identify farmers who are committed to water quality and soil health. Each recipient has demonstrated excellent voluntary efforts to help keep Iowa’s water clean and soils healthy. 

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August 9, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the destruction of more ethanol demand by granting 31 of the requested 38 small refinery exemptions (SRE) waivers from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  

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