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September 5, 2018

The Iowa Corn Growers Association and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board proudly partner 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™. 2018 marks the eighth year Iowa Corn has sponsored the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series which tracks the head-to-head match-ups between the Cyclones and Hawkeyes with each victory earning points toward the overall series championship. The first scheduled events in the in-state rivalry series are the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series soccer game which will take place on September 7 in Ames followed by the football game happening on September 8 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City with kickoff at 4 p.m. Central.

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August 30, 2018

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) held its Annual Grassroots Summit in Des Moines on Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26 where ICGA delegates set the direction for the policies and priorities in the coming year.

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August 27, 2018

STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT MARK RECKER

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today the details of a trade mitigation package for farmers. We appreciate President Trump and his administration hearing farmers concerns and understanding the dire situation that many of us now face due to tariffs and trade uncertainty. The aid package will provide some short-term relief, but as Secretary Perdue has stated himself, it will not make farmers whole.

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August 20, 2018

Focus Shifts to New Opportunities to Build Corn Demand

Iowa Corn announced today they will not renew their title sponsorship of the Verizon IndyCar Series Iowa Corn 300 race at Iowa Speedway beginning in 2019 to focus on new corn demand opportunities.

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August 16, 2018

Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) congratulates 19 members and their families who received the 2018 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Award during a ceremony held at the Iowa State Fair on Wednesday.

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August 7, 2018

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 Blue the Corn-Fed Steer at this year’s Iowa State Fair Governor’s Charity Steer Show on Saturday, August 11.

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August 3, 2018

Delegates of the U.S. Grains Council elected Duane Aistrope, a farmer from Randolph, as an At-Large Director during its 58th Annual Board of Delegates Meeting in Denver on Wednesday. Aistrope currently serves as Iowa Corn Promotion Board President.

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July 24, 2018

STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT MARK RECKER on President Trump’s “Trade Assistance Proposal”

The Trump administration announced today it will provide $12 billion-dollars in aid to farmers hurt by the ongoing tariffs and trade uncertainty.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture will use their authority under the Commodity Credit Corporation to authorize a market facilitation program, a food distribution program and a trade promotion program to stabilize the agricultural economy during times of turmoil. We appreciate President Trump and his administration hearing farmers’ concerns and understanding the dire situation that many of us now face.

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July 23, 2018

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).

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July 19, 2018

Delegates attending the 2018 National Corn Congress re-elected Bruce Rohwer from O’Brien County to the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Board for a three-year term. Rohwer will join NCGA Directors Chris Edgington of Mitchell County and Kevin Ross of Pottawatomie County on the Corn Board. Ross will serve as first vice president-elect for Fiscal Year 2019.

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