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(Posted Fri. Apr 24th, 2015)

For five years and more than seven million miles, American Ethanol and NASCAR have worked together to increase horsepower and decrease greenhouse gas emissions in the sport by 20 percent with Sunoco Green E15, a renewable fuel blended with American Ethanol. This weekend, American Ethanol driver Austin Dillon will drive the No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet SS in Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.   “Away …

(Posted Fri. Apr 24th, 2015)

The National Corn Growers Association today applauded members of the House Ways and Means Committee who voted to advance the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015) out of committee Thursday evening and urged Congress to quickly pass the bill.   “Thank you to the House Ways and Means Committee members who voted to advance Trade Promotion Authority out of committee and keep this important legislation moving …

(Posted Fri. Apr 24th, 2015)

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The National Corn Growers Association expressed its disapproval of the new proposal by the European Commission to amend legislation on its genetically engineered food and feed approval process. Under the amended legislation, EU member-countries could ignore science-based safety and environmental determinations made by the European Union and further restrict or even eliminate imports of GE food and feed.    “The regulatory proposal announced this week would move the EU further …

(Posted Fri. Apr 24th, 2015)

The National Corn Growers Association now offers its fifth season of Field Notes, a series that takes readers behind the farm gate to follow the year in the life of American farm families. While these growers come from diverse geographic areas and run unique operations, they share a common love for U.S. agriculture and the basic values that underpin life in farming communities.   Field Notes met with a new …

(Posted Fri. Apr 24th, 2015)

The National Corn Growers Association today announced changes to strengthen the organization’s efforts to build new corn market demand.  NCGA will begin an immediate search for a Vice President of Market Development, who will be responsible for managing marketing initiatives to build demand for ethanol, livestock feed, biobased products and food uses of corn.   “Farmers constantly work to increase yields using fewer resources,” said NCGA CEO Chris Novak.  “Looking …