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November 9, 2021

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) along with the U.S. Grains Council hosted a trade team from Mexico last week. The team was composed of representatives from the feed milling industry, service providers, traders, grain and DDGS customers. During their three-day visit, the yellow corn trade merchandiser team witnessed harvest...
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October 15, 2021

Today the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) sent a letter to President Joe Biden asking his administration to take three immediate steps to expand market opportunity for E15 and lower prices at the pump for consumers. “Right now, there are over three billion gallons...
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September 17, 2021

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation today granting a temporary 30-day weight limit exemption for trucks operating on Iowa roads to support the haul of this year’s crop during harvest. The proclamation will be effective immediately. The 2021 Harvest Weight Proclamation specifically increases the weight allowable for shipment of...
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September 2, 2021

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) held its Annual Grassroots Summit earlier this week with part of the program being to honor recipients of two respected Iowa Corn Awards, the 2021 Friend of Iowa Corn Award and the Walter Goeppinger Lifetime Achievement Award. ICGA named Governor Kim Reynolds the recipient...
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August 31, 2021

On Monday, the Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) hosted the Annual Grassroots Summit allowing ICGA delegates to set the direction for state and federal policy priorities for the coming year. During the Summit, a united group of over 100 farmer delegates voiced their support for the Next Generation Fuels Act,...
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August 26, 2021

The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) applauds the introduction of H.R. 5089, the Next Generation Fuels Act, a bipartisan bill to reduce the carbon intensity of liquid fuels and passenger vehicles through increased use of higher ethanol blends. Recognizing the benefits of ethanol’s high-octane, low carbon properties in optimized vehicles,...
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August 18, 2021

The Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB) was proud to sponsor Cornivore, the corn-fed steer, at this year’s 39th Annual Governor’s Charity Steer Show on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa. This year’s steer was accompanied by the incoming Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA)...
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August 17, 2021

Iowa Corn is proud to sponsor Iowa Corn Day at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, August 20, 2021. Fairgoers will have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt across the fairgrounds to learn from Iowa corn farmers about their family farms and how corn helps feed and fuel...
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August 6, 2021

President Biden released a carbon reduction plan for cars and trucks which includes a goal for electric vehicles to represent half of new vehicles sold starting in 2030 along with a proposed rulemaking to update fuel efficiency and emissions standards through model year 2026. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA)...
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July 16, 2021

Today Iowa Corn announced the Board of Directors election results for the Iowa Corn Growers Association® (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board® (ICPB). Those elected as ICGA directors will continue to bring grassroots policy issues forward and be the collective voice for nearly 7,000 members lobbying on agricultural issues at...
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