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NCGA Board Elects Lynn Chrisp as Next Farmer to Help Lead Organization

The National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Board has elected Lynn Chrisp of Nebraska to become the organization's first vice president for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.   “I am deeply honored that my Corn Board colleagues chose to place their trust in my capability and commitment to…

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June 23

This week growers met in Iowa for the NCGA DuPont New Leaders Program. They learned about issues facing corn farmers, advocacy, government policy, and new technology in the industry.

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June 21

Since 2014, NCGA has presented the Good Steward Award to farmers who use advanced sustainability practices. We share the story of what American farmers do to be the most sustainable…

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June 20

Self-driving cars? How about self-driving tractors. Today’s farmers use modern technology, such as GPS-enabled, self guided tractors to manage their land inch by inch, which allows them to be better…

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June 14

Farmers use technology to assess nutrient management and sustainability on their farms. State and national staff will meet in Illinois this week to discuss ways to continue progress with this…

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June 13

A Tale of Two Corns

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June 12

Nine out of 10 farms are family-owned. For this family, farming sustainably isn’t just for them, but for their children and the next generation. http://bit.ly/1VzKxWK

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June 09

NCGA promotes free trade agreements such as NAFTA to increase exports. During the NAFTA renegotiation process NCGA will inform policymakers of the importance of these programs. Find out more at:…

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June 05

Today is World Environment Day! Soil health is important to environmental sustainability. The Soil Health Partnership research project began in 2014. It will be expanding again this year. NCGA continues…

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June 01

Corn farmers support sustainable growth in the fields and in rural communities. Did you know that the agriculture and food industry supports more than 21 million full- and part-time jobs?…

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May 25

Ask Congress to Protect Critical Trade Programs (MAP and FMD) today! At a time of already low commodity prices, President Trump’s budget eliminates the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Market Access…

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23 Jun

NCGA DuPont New Leaders Program participants wrap up a week of training. #advocacy #technology https://t.co/onhwJTJW4E

22 Jun

@AgNews shares why this fourth-generation farmer views #AgTech as the best part about his job.… https://t.co/ZWFSBbV5qr

20 Jun

2017 NCGA DuPont New Leaders Program began yesterday. #leaders went to an @IowaCubs game. https://t.co/GVboBMNzx8

19 Jun

RT @worldgrain: New #Cuba policy may cut into #wheat, #corn exports. #WorldGrain @USGC @uswheatassoc @wheatworld @NationalCorn https://t…

19 Jun

RT @NCGA_DC: Cheering for a speedy recovery for Matt Mika after yesterday's shooting #CongressionalBaseballGame https://t.co/WXrob43ofn

19 Jun

RT @NCGA_DC: Chip Bowling talks w @arishapiro @NPR about farming and living on the #ChesapeakeBay #Sustainability https://t.co/6ofuxfGla6

16 Jun

RT @KansasCityFed: Pam Johnson, former @NationalCorn president: Farmers must tell story well, be competitive locally and globally. #KCFedAg

07 Jun

@NationalCorn launches Consider Corn Challenge to find the next big thing for #corn. https://t.co/uXFg2EzMkz https://t.co/A1boTLHZ5o

07 Jun

See why one #FarmMom is doing her best to grow more sustainably for her family, her job and the environment.… https://t.co/D6ixN2AzmG

05 Jun

The amount of pesticide used in an acre of cropland? About the size of a latte. #Video via @CommonGroundNow: https://t.co/UOsrXtsFyw