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(Posted Fri. Dec 19th, 2014)

The National Corn Growers Association applauded an announcement by the United States and Chinese governments of a successful 2014 U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade. “We see this as an encouraging first step in what needs to be an ongoing process,” said NCGA Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team Chair John Linder.  “For years, NCGA has advocated for synchronizing international approval processes and thus opening markets for farmers. We …

Jon Doggett Named NCGA Executive Vice President

(Posted Fri. Dec 19th, 2014)

The National Corn Growers Association today announced the promotion of Jon Doggett to Executive Vice President, effective January 1.   In his new role, Doggett will lead efforts to expand NCGA’s alliances and strategic partnerships, and elevate its national profile. Doggett will continue to manage the organization’s 10-person Washington, DC office and lead its public policy efforts.   “Now, more than ever, corn farmers need to be expanding our reach …

(Posted Fri. Dec 19th, 2014)

The National Corn Growers Association congratulates Randy Dowdy on being the first National Corn Yield Contest entrant to achieve a verified yield of more than 500 bushels per acre. With the 400 bushel per acre threshold crossed by only six entrants over the previous years, his accomplishment sets a new bar for years to come.   “While the contest does not award a single, national prize or have an overall …

(Posted Fri. Dec 19th, 2014)

Advanced production techniques, informed growing practices and improved seed varieties helped corn growers achieve high yields in the National Corn Growers Association 2014 National Corn Yield Contest. Entrants continued to far surpass the national average corn yield, setting a contest record with a new all-time high yield of 503 bushels per acre. Additionally, a record six national entries surpassed the 400-plus bushel per acre mark.    The National Corn Yield …

(Posted Thu. Dec 18th, 2014)

The National Corn Growers Association Nominating Committee reminds members that it is accepting applications from members for the 2016 Corn Board.  Through the Corn Board, members can become an integral part of the organization’s leadership.  Click here for the application, which provides complete information on requirements, responsibilities and deadlines.   “Through my years on the Corn Board, I have enjoyed working the talented, dedicated volunteers who step forward to lead …