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(Posted Fri. May 22nd, 2015)

Keywords: Trade

The National Corn Growers Association today praised the Senate for passing the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015) and urged the House of Representatives to quickly pass the bill.   “Thank you to the senators who voted in favor of Trade Promotion Authority,” said Chip Bowling, a Maryland farmer and president of NCGA. “This legislation is critical to removing trade barriers, expanding our access to global …

(Posted Fri. May 22nd, 2015)

With planting well underway in much of the country, the National Corn Growers Association invites farmers to register early for NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest and save big on entry fees. Until June 30, fees will be reduced to $75. NCGA reminds growers that a small time investment now saves money later this summer.   “We are excited to announce that yield contest entry is now open. While it may …

(Posted Fri. May 22nd, 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.   This week, Field Notes caught up …

NCGA Action App Makes Advocacy Easy

(Posted Thu. May 21st, 2015)

Trade Promotion Authority. Waters of the U.S. The Renewable Fuel Standard.  Several hot issues are now percolating in Washington that will directly affect the ability of corn farmers to grow and market their corn. Now is the time for a tool that helps farmers learn about the issues and take action on them wherever they are, whether it’s the from the seat of a tractor or a stool in the …

(Posted Thu. May 21st, 2015)

Keywords: trade

The National Corn Growers Association urges the Senate to quickly pass Trade Promotion Authority legislation, and opposes any amendments that could prolong debate or jeopardize the legislation. NCGA President Chip Bowling issued the following statement:   “The livelihoods of America’s farmers and ranchers are dependent on trade. We need greater access to foreign markets and the ability to break down barriers so farmers to compete globally. Right now, the United …