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June 25, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court voted against the 10th Circuit Court decision from last January that found refiners can only apply for an extension of an exemption from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume obligation if they have continuously received refinery exemption extensions every year. Iowa Corn Growers Association President Carl...
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June 23, 2021

Iowa Corn has contributed funding towards a new federal grant that will expand the impact of a project aimed at creating a shared vision across research communities for crops and livestock and data engineering, known as the Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI). The $960,000 award from the U.S. Department of...
Read More about Iowa Corn Invests in Federal Grant Cost-Share on Phenotyping

June 18, 2021

Geneva, IL, June 17, 2021 – ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a growing startup dedicated to the development of clean engine technology, announced today that it has secured $2.5 million in additional financing from several investors, including the Iowa Corn Promotion Board, Minnesota, Kansas and Illinois Corn Growers Associations. The new funding...
Read More about ClearFlame Engine Technologies Secures $2.5 Million in Funding to Advance Diesel-Free Truck Demonstration

June 8, 2021

WHAT: The Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) will hold elections in crop reporting districts 4, 8, and 9. Iowa corn farmers elect their peers to serve on the Board of Directors of ICPB to oversee the investment of funds generated by the Iowa corn checkoff program. The board’s primary priorities...
Read More about Farmers Encouraged to Vote in Iowa Corn Checkoff Director Elections on July 13 

June 3, 2021

Today Iowa Corn announced the nine winning schools of the water bottle filling station giveaway that has taken place over the last two months. Iowans had the chance to nominate their local schools by explaining their need for the touch-free water filling station. This portion of the #StrongerTogether campaign focused...
Read More about Iowa Corn Announces Winning Schools of the #StrongerTogether Water Bottle Filling Station Giveaway
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