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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...
Read More about ICGA Disappointed by Supreme Court Decision on RFS Exemptions

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

May 19, 2021

Major League Baseball (MLB) announced today that the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has agreed to become an official partner of this summer’s MLB at Field of Dreams presented by GEICO event. The game will be played at a newly constructed ballpark adjacent to the Field of Dreams movie site...
Read More about America’s Corn Farmers to Sponsor MLB at Field of Dreams presented by GEICO

May 12, 2021

The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour checks in with the Soil Health Partnership (SHP) today for an in-depth look into farm finances and the advantages of using conservation practices. The SHP is a sustainability program of the National Corn Growers Association and Iowa Corn, and it collects on-farm...
Read More about Soil Health Partnership Research Shows the Economic Advantages of Conservation Practices

May 4, 2021

Today, Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) President Carl Jardon represented corn farmers at an in-person, on-farm meeting with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The following is a statement from Jardon. “ICGA thanks EPA Administrator Regan and Secretary Vilsack for prioritizing...
Read More about ICGA President Addresses Biofuels and Carbon with EPA Administrator Regan and USDA Secretary Vilsack

May 3, 2021

This Saturday, key public policy influencers in our nation’s capital met the corn farmers of America’s Heartland in their homes, at the airport, and even while listening to their favorite podcasts as the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) launched a campaign highlighting their incredible sustainability story. By reaching “Inside the...
Read More about Corn Farmers Launch Campaign to Open Minds, Share Sustainability Story in Washington

April 28, 2021

Iowa’s top biofuel and farm advocates today urge Iowa lawmakers to approve H.F. 859, legislation to ensure all Iowans can benefit from access to E15 at the pump by 2028. The following joint statement was issued by Growth Energy, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Ethanol Producers Association, and POET: “Every...
Read More about Iowa Farm & Biofuel Leaders Call for Progress on E15
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