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April 19, 2021

Today, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) jointly submitted regulatory comments to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan expressing the urgency of EPA’s proposed rulemaking for E15 Fuel Dispenser Labeling and Compatibility with Underground Storage Tanks. Together...
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March 31, 2021

The Renewable Fuels Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Farmers Union, and American Coalition for Ethanol (collectively referred to as the “Biofuels Coalition”) thanked the states of Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, South Dakota, and Virginia for filing an amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court today in support...
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March 31, 2021

Iowa Corn announced the 18 student recipients of the Iowa Corn Future of Agriculture Scholarship program for the 2020-2021 school year. Iowa Corn awarded the eighteen (18) $1,000 one-year scholarships to deserving, qualified students enrolled at an accredited U.S. 2-year or 4-year junior college, college or university, or graduate school,...
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March 1, 2021

Iowa Corn farmer-leaders participated in the virtual 2021 Commodity Classic. The online delegation from Iowa consisted of both Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) directors, as well as Iowa Corn farmer members serving as voting delegates and alternates. A key task for ICGA at Commodity...
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February 22, 2021

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is supporting the Tenth Circuit Court’s January 2020 decision in Renewable Fuels Association et al. v. EPA. After careful review of the decision, EPA’s new leadership agrees with both the court and the biofuel litigants that small refinery exemptions were meant...
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February 8, 2021

Today, the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) welcomes the introduction of HSB 185. This bill, proposed by Governor Reynolds, creates more opportunities and markets within Iowa for corn-based ethanol including significant funding for biofuels infrastructure, as well as an E10 standard. ICGA President Carl Jardon made the following statement. “The...
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February 2, 2021

Iowa Corn® is proud to announce the new Director of Grower Services, Carrie Dodds. In this position, Dodds oversees the District Field Managers and directs the team as they work towards the organization's goal to increase membership to 10,000 as well as increase awareness and support of the Iowa Corn...
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January 26, 2021

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA), one of the most effective, longest-standing agricultural associations in the country, released today its final list of state and federal policy priorities for the upcoming year. “Each year, ICGA members set a list of legislative priorities on both the state and federal levels by...
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January 20, 2021

(WASHINGTON) Leaders of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) today congratulated President Biden on his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States. NCGA President John Linder, along with 21 state corn grower association presidents including Iowa, sent a letter to Biden outlining the opportunities for corn growers and...
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January 11, 2021

Iowa Corn has kicked off a new “Support Local Corn Farmers” campaign. We know Iowans truly are stronger together and work tirelessly to close the gap between Iowa corn farmers and consumers. We are sharing with Iowans three action items they can do to support local farmers in everyday life....
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