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(Posted Wed. Apr 2nd, 2014)

Keywords: Membership

National Corn Growers Association membership climbed to even higher heights setting yet another membership record at the end of March, with 40,793 active members on the rolls. This membership record replaces the former record, of 40,287, set in February of 2014.   “We’re thrilled to set yet another membership record at a time when the average membership in trade associations like ours is flat or declining,” said NCGA President Martin …

(Posted Tue. Jan 7th, 2014)

Keywords: Membership

Jan. 7:  With temperatures dropping well below freezing and snow seen in unusual places, the “polar vortex” affecting much of the nation means farmers have to work extra hard to stay updated on what to expect while they prepare for planting. The NCGA-FMC Ag Weather Advisor, prepared by Blue Water Outlook, is a special free member benefit that can help growers stay a step ahead.   “The weather that is …

(Posted Fri. Aug 9th, 2013)

Keywords: Membership

Aug. 9: On July 31, the National Corn Growers Association reached a major milestone as membership rolls surpassed the 40,000 mark, reaching a total of 40,157. Off the Cob sat down this week with NCGA Grower Services Action Team Chair Brandon Hunnicutt, a farmer from Nebraska, to discuss why the association continues to grow.   “There are many reasons that NCGA continues to grow its membership,” Hunnicutt explained. “First, we …

(Posted Tue. Jul 2nd, 2013)

Keywords: Membership

July 2: Membership at the National Corn Growers Association reached a new all-time high with 39,042 on the rolls as June closed. This membership record replaces the former of 38,810 members at the close of April in 2013, and it marks the first time membership has surpassed the 39,000 member threshold.   “While many have theorized that the United States has reached a post-membership society and that enrollment and active …

(Posted Thu. Feb 28th, 2013)

Keywords: Scholarship membership Commodity Classic

Feb. 28: The National Corn Growers Association, in conjunction with cosponsor BASF, honored five college students with scholarships this week at Commodity Classic 2013 in Kissimmee, Fla. This year, the scholarships, created to foster promising agricultural leaders for the future, provided five winners with $1,000 for use in pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. This year, the scholarship has been renamed the NCGA William C. Berg Academic Excellence in …

(Posted Mon. Dec 31st, 2012)

Keywords: Membership

Dec. 31: As farmers across the country deal with a flurry of end-of-year paperwork, the National Corn Growers Association reminds members that they can save on their office supply needs through the association’s partnership with Office Depot. Online and in-store, NCGA members are eligible for special discounts on the products necessary to keep the farm office running smoothly. “As every farmer understands, the end of the year brings a significant …