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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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