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June 15, 2022

WHAT: The Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) will hold elections in crop reporting districts 2, 5, 7 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...
Read More about Farmers Encouraged to Vote in Iowa Corn Checkoff Director Elections on July 12

June 3, 2022

The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is the most impactful energy policy our country has ever implemented. Today’s final 2022 renewable fuel volumes released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will support the policy by providing an increased role for low carbon ethanol to save drivers money at the pump, clean...
Read More about ICGA Recognizes EPA for Holding the Line on 2022 RFS Proposal

May 17, 2022

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is excited that Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the Iowa Biofuels Access bill into law today and what that will mean for Iowans. The bill gives Iowans more access to E15, a clean-burning, homegrown, lower-cost fuel choice. Currently, just 17% of Iowa’s fuel stations...
Read More about Iowa Biofuels Access Bill Ensures Iowans Have More Choices at the Pump

May 16, 2022

Davis County Corn Growers announced the winner of the student scholarship program for the 2021-2022 school year to Abbie Probasco. Abbie is a senior at Moulton-Udell High School. She is involved in FFA, 4-H, County Council, Davis County Livestock Judging Team, National Honor Society, basketball, tennis, volleyball, cross county and...
Read More about Davis County Corn Growers Announces Scholarship Recipient

May 13, 2022

Alexis Taylor grew up on her family’s farm in Iowa and is a graduate of Iowa State University and an Army Veteran. She is currently the Director of the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Since leaving Iowa, she has also held positions focused on agriculture with members of Congress including Iowa...
Read More about Iowa native Alexis Taylor has been nominated as the USDA Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs

April 28, 2022

Statement from ICGA president Lance Lillibridge Members of the Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) appreciate the action of Governor Reynolds along with seven other Midwest governors to request a permanent waiver for year-round sales of E15. This is an important request to the EPA that will provide relief, flexibility and...
Read More about ICGA Thrilled with Governor Reynolds’ Announcement of Proposed Permanent E15 Solution for Midwest Region

April 26, 2022

Iowa Corn thanks the Senate and House for passing the Biofuels Access Bill (HF 2128) as it heads to the Governor’s desk. “The Biofuels Access Bill is a key piece of ethanol legislation to keep Iowa as the leader of not only corn and ethanol production, but also in access...
Read More about Biofuels Access Bill Heads to the Governor’s Desk

April 12, 2022

Today, President Biden will announce that his administration has removed the summertime barriers for E15; biofuels are both an energy solution, as well as a solution for high fuel prices. E15 is the most affordable, climate friendly fuel on the market, right now, that can provide relief at the pump...
Read More about Iowa Corn Applauds President Biden Action of E15 Access for Summer 2022

April 5, 2022

The Iowa Department of Revenue recently released the 2021 Retailers Fuel Gallons Annual Report. The report highlighted all-time record E15 sales in Iowa in 2021, totaling nearly 87 million gallons. This broke the previous record by 43.4 percent. Additionally, Iowa fuel retailers sold a record amount of E100 through higher...
Read More about Growth in E15 Sales in Iowa Breaks Previous State Record By 43%

March 31, 2022

The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour stops at Textile Brewing for Farm to Brew event. The Clean Water in Iowa Starts Here tour visited Textile Brewing Company in Dyersville. The brewery hosted a Farm to Brew event highlighting the connection of agriculture to the brewing industry with a...
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