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CORN BOARD

(Posted Mon. Dec 16th, 2013)

Keywords: Corn Board Leadership

Dec. 16: The National Corn Growers Association Nominating Committee reminds members that it is accepting applications for the 2015 Corn Board, but less than a month remains for submission.  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 had the pleasure of working with the wealth of talented, dedicated volunteers who step forward to lead this organization,” said NCGA and Nominating Committee Chairwoman Pam Johnson. “The willingness of our volunteer leadership plays an integral role in ensuring NCGA’s continued success, and I urge anyone interested to further explore this opportunity. As a true grassroots organization, we rely upon farmers to volunteer for leadership, helping to shape policy and drive efforts. Serving on the Corn Board allows farmers a chance to build a...

(Posted Wed. Jun 12th, 2013)

Keywords: Corn Board

Jun. 12: The National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Board has elected Chip Bowling of Maryland to become the organization's first vice president for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. “I am honored that my colleagues on the board have placed their trust in my ability and dedication to moving our association’s mission forward and creating greater opportunities for corn growers across the country,” said Bowling. “At the same time, I realize that farmers face many challenges right now as threats to the Renewable Fuel Standard abound and we continue operating without a new, five-year farm bill. I look forward to working with our grower leadership over the coming years to find innovative, impactful ways to deal with the situations at hand and those which will certainly arise in the future.” A farmer for more than three decades, Bowling is a third-generation farmer who operates a 1,400-acre grain farm growing corn, soybean, wheat, barley and grain sorghum only an hour’s drive...