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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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August 6, 2019

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) is proud to sponsor T-Bone the corn-fed steer at this year’s 37th Iowa State Fair Governor’s Charity Steer Show on Saturday. Accompanying the steer will be Iowa Corn Growers Association® President Curt Mether, a farmer from Logan. All proceeds of the show go directly to the Ronald McDonald Houses of Iowa and the families in need at the facility.

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August 2, 2019

Delegates of the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) elected Wayne Humphreys, a farmer from Columbus Junction, as a Corn Sector Director during its 59th Annual Board of Delegates meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio on Wednesday. Humphreys currently serves as the president of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB).

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July 19, 2019

Today, Iowa Corn® announced 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 18, 2019

Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) farmer-leaders convened in Washington, D.C. this week alongside other corn farmers from across the country to advocate for key agricultural issues and priorities as part of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Congress meeting.

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July 16, 2019

Iowa Corn® will be welcoming RAGBRAI cyclists with homegrown, fresh sweet corn. Signs along the route will inform riders about the difference between sweet corn and field corn, which represents 99 percent of all corn acres. Stops along the 500 mile plus route will be offering sweet corn to riders, the opportunity to talk with local farmers and tour the Iowa Corn trailer.

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