(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 shed.
For this reason, the National Corn Growers Association is proud to promote its free and easy NCGA Action mobile app for smartphones and tablets. With this app, growers and others can be notified of urgent calls to action; review key messages, talking points and news from NCGA; and email members of Congress, the EPA or others to make their voice heard – all from their mobile device.
“Digital tools like this are being used more and more by farmers and others, and are critical when we need to make our voices heard on important matters quickly,” said NCGA President Chip Bowling. “As a farmer, I know how important saving time is – especially during planting and harvest – and being able to take action anywhere and anytime, within minutes, can help us protect our freedom to operate and defend and expand important markets for our corn.”
For best use of this app, it is recommended users select to receive push notifications when downloading and setting it up.