Iowa Corn urges you to contact your state representatives about these priorities, especially the proposed Iowa Biofuels Standard currently in the Statehouse. Learn more about how to lobby, the Biofuels Standard, and ICGA legislative priorities by listening here.
Conservation/Water Quality – Maintain legislative funding stream for Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy
Ethanol – Obtain and increase funding for infrastructure cost-share program (RFIP) and support an Iowa Biofuels Standard.
Livestock – Support existing regulatory framework for the livestock industry
Taxes - Protect critical tax credits (Section 179 and biofuels)
Ethanol – Retain the RFS, reallocation of unjustified SREs, reduce regulatory barriers for higher blends, and support low carbon high octane fuel (including the Next Generation Fuels Act)
Carbon - Support carbon credit sequestration programs
Trade – Expand new and protect existing bilateral and multi-lateral trade agreements and protect/expand funding for Market Access Program (MAP) and Foreign Market Development (FMD) as part of the Farm Bill
Transportation Infrastructure – Maintain and upgrade our inland waterways system
*(Listed in alphabetical order, not by priority ranking)