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(Posted Tue. Apr 22nd, 2014)

  The National Corn Growers Association hosted German Farmers Union Dairy Unit Head Dr. Simon Schlueter and German agricultural news specialist Rudi-Michael Wienecke today for discussions on the interaction between industry, government and farmers in the United States. In addition to the broader overall discussion, NCGA staff answered policy questions related to U.S. farm policy, ethanol and transportation.   “As always, we are glad to welcome international visitors interested in …

(Posted Tue. Apr 22nd, 2014)

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In celebration of Earth Day 2014, American Ethanol is offering a chance to win an iconic, authentic NASCAR™ Green flag used in a race!  Just click here and register today to be entered in the drawing.    To join in NASCAR and American Ethanol’s celebration of Earth Day, include #NASCARGREEN in your tweets or visit NASCAR.com.   “Earth Day turns people attention to the environment, and it only …

(Posted Tue. Apr 22nd, 2014)

Fuels America coalition members, including the National Corn Growers Association, today announced the launch of the “Oil Rigged” television and digital ad campaign and OilRigged.com to expose the many ways the oil industry is rigging the system to protect their profits and block the transition to clean, American renewable fuels.    The campaign begins today with the launch of OilRigged.com, at least two weeks of ads on cable stations …

(Posted Mon. Apr 21st, 2014)

The National Corn Growers Association now offers its fourth 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.   Today, Field Notes caught up …

(Posted Mon. Apr 21st, 2014)

U.S. corn sales and shipments to the Middle East and North Africa have rebounded sharply in the 2013-14 marketing year following two consecutive years of low market. From the beginning of the marketing year through April 10, outstanding sales and accumulated exports of U.S. corn to North Africa and the Middle East are approximately 112 million bushels, up from eight million bushels the previous year over the same time period …