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Answering Upcoming NASS Surveys Impacts Farmers’ Bottom Lines

The confidential crop survey from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will be arriving in the mailboxes of Southern farmers soon, and it is very important that recipients take the time to complete it.   The number of farmers completing the confidential NASS crop survey has been declining in recent …

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August 16

NCGA and the United Soybean Board started CommonGround in November 2010. Now, more than 200 farmer volunteers have had over 1 billion conversations about modern farming practices. Check out findourcommonground.com …

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August 15

Farmers, EPA needs to hear from you today! EPA wants to repeal the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule and replace it with a new rule that works for …

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August 14

Corn ethanol reduces GHG emissions by 43% compared to gasoline. The USDA predicts GHG reductions could be 76% by 2022 as farms and ethanol production become more efficient. NCGA promotes …

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August 11

Thank you to the 15 growers who participated in the Syngenta Leadership At Its Best Program in Minneapolis this week. We appreciate your commitment. As Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt …

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August 10

Healthy soil nurtures crops and allows farmers to grow more sustainably. New AgTech helps farmers protect soil from erosion and analyze soil molecules to assess field performance and improve productive …

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August 10

Nice job Quint Pottinger (NCGA Resolutions Committee) and Leah Pottinger (NCGA Consumer Engagement Action Team) on telling farmer's story.

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August 08

Grassroots advocacy is an essential part of NCGA’s success in Washington. Want to stay up to date on what is happening in D.C. and have a say in the legislation …

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August 02

Smart technology on farms, such as tractors and combines guided by satellites, is increasing efficiency and reducing the environmental impact. http://nbcnews.to/2u5NA08

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July 27

Alaska Airlines has been trialing sustainable fuels on their commercial services, such as an alcohol-to-jet biofuel made from field corn. Learn More: http://bit.ly/2s9cMT6

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July 24

Do any of these farming myths sound familiar? Tag a friend to help spread the word about how things really work on today's farms #mythbusters #smartfarm #sustainability

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16 Aug

Help redefine the role of field corn. Can you enable a new market for corn? #ConsiderCornChallenge. https://t.co/w1hFHgtWoV

15 Aug

This Nebraska farmer keeps water use sustainable by leaving prior year's crop stalks and remnants in the field https://t.co/mhBKiz4NpG

14 Aug

Are you studying chemistry, biology, ag mgmt or enviro sciences? Score with the #ConsiderCornChallenge. https://t.co/w1hFHgtWoV

09 Aug

RT @DougBurgum: Grateful to the hard-working NoDakotans who feed the world & provide abundant energy. Thank you Farmer Beau & @NationalCorn…

09 Aug

Full of good ideas? Check out the #ConsiderCorn Challenge. Win up to $25K for your winning idea. https://t.co/w1hFHgLxgt

08 Aug

Grassroots advocacy is an essential part of NCGA’s success in Washington. Stay up to date with the NCGA Action app.… https://t.co/k3TZSRsX6A

07 Aug

This Illinois farmer is embracing technology and big data and has increased productivity on his farm by 10%. Watch: https://t.co/ctFDvocCoW

03 Aug

GPS guided tractors allow farmers to work more efficiently and reduce energy costs and their environmental impact… https://t.co/9YpLIhM6T4

02 Aug

RT @SoilPartners: An insightful piece from SHP SHP farmer Mark Mueller "Sustainability has to include the ability to stay in business” http…

02 Aug

RT @liz_bunkers: Checking out some #DDGS in the great state of #Nebraska this afternoon. #ethanol is #foodandfuel! @ACEethanol @blendor htt…