Upcoming Events

Commodity Classic

Feb 27, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020   All Day

Location: Henry B. González Convention Center

  In today's uncertain ag environment, it can be easy to lose your focus.  At Commodity Classic, you'll get the answers, solutions and information you need to gain greater clarity-and create a vision for your farm's success for years to come.     Commodity Classic is unlike any other event in agriculture.  Because it's created by farmers, for farmers.   Experience the positive energy of being around thousands of talented farmers and agricultural innovators at the 2020 Commodity Classic in San Antonio!   Learn more at CommodityClassic.com.

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AgDay TV Taping with Host Clinton Griffiths at NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 27, 2020   11:00 am - 11:45 am

Location: Commodity Classic

Representatives of Corn Growers and the Environmental Defense Fund talk about a new joint effort to recognize innovation in stewardship, build peer-to-peer support and encourage networking amongst conservation-minded farmers.   At Commodity Classic, NCGA Booth #1737

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NCGA Market Development Program Update at NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 27, 2020   12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

Hear from the NCGA Market Development team about all the ongoing activities and programs from meat exports and next-generation feed products to pet food and new uses in biobased products! Staff will provide an overview of the many activities of the Market Development team and the audience will get to see first hand the use of corn in new products as we highlight our Consider Corn Challenge II winners and efforts in the pet food and pet product space.   At Commodity Classic, NCGA Booth #1737

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CommonGround at NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 27, 2020   1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

Come meet the farm women of CommonGround who foster conversation among women — on farms and in cities — about where our food comes from. They share personal stories based on shared values that help moms off the farm discover that they can feel good about the food they feed their families, helping grow consumer confidence in agriculture and the social license necessary to preserve farmers’ freedom to operate more than 1.5 billion times since 2010.    At Commodity Classic, NCGA Booth #1737

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Hunger-U at NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 27, 2020   2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

Find out how agriculture is reaching out to the future leaders in government, science and industry through HungerU from Farm Journal Foundation CEO Tricia Beal. Through a tour of leading colleges and universities. HungerU reaches outside of the Heartland to foster acceptance of the agricultural technologies farmers need to sustainably feed a growing world.   At Commodity Classic, NCGA Booth #1737

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Kentucky Corn Growers Association - NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 27, 2020   3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

Join Kentucky Corn leaders to discuss KyCorn’s program and priorities and share your ideas and needs. You will also have the chance to talk with Elissa Gilliam, Legislative Director for Congressman James Comer (KY-1). While you’re there, be sure to visit the Ethanol Education Partnership COBRA Teaching Car, a replica of a 1965 AC Cobra, built by students in the Advanced Fuels Program. You can learn about the Cobra and how it’s used to improve ethanol literacy.   At Commodity Classic at NCGA Booth #1737

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Kansas Corn Growers Association MEAT-up at NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 28, 2020   11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

Kansas Corn team invites you to come join us for a quick update on what’s going on in Kansas, learn about the new partnership with Casey’s General Stores fuel discounts available for members only and the first 50 Kansas corn farmers that arrive for the update get a special corn-fed snack surprise! You’ll also see the new 2020 Corn Challenge prizes and see how you can qualify. For any questions, contact the Kansas Corn office at 785-410-5009 or events@ksgrains.com. No need to register, we’ll just see you there – At Commodity Classic, NCGA Booth #1737

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Iowa Corn Growers Association in NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 28, 2020   12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

Iowa Corn Grower Directors and staff invite all Iowa Corn Grower members to visit the booth for fellowship and conversation with other Iowa Members in attendance.  The first 50 ICGA members to attend the NCGA #1737 booth will receive a $20 off coupon good for the Iowa Corn Growers Association online store.   Commodity Classic, NCGA Booth #1737

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Nourish the Future: Cultivating the next generation of STEM leaders - In NCGA's Booth

Feb 28, 2020   1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

Nourish the Future: Cultivating the next generation of STEM leaders See how NCGA is investing in a national education program that will expose mainstream science teachers and students to connections between science and ag, broadening student awareness of ag-related careers and filling the job gap. Join us for an interactive activity, then listen to the Nourish the Future Teacher Leaders talk about how they’ll be implementing the science of agriculture in Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science classrooms across the country.    At Commodity Classic in Booth #1737

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Brave Conversations - How Communities Can Support Mental Health at NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 28, 2020   2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

Brave Conversations - How Communities Can Support Mental Health.  This enlightening panel discussion will offer seeds of hope to farming communities struggling to address mental health issues. Learn about resources and steps to build awareness and support one community at a time.    At Commodity Classic, NCGA Booth #1737

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Soil Health Partnership 2020 - The Next Phase in NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 28, 2020   3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Location: Commodity Classic

NCGA’s Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is a farmer-led initiative that fosters transformation in agriculture through improved soil health. Come learn about the cost-effectiveness and sustainability of focusing on soil health and the impact of building soil health as a primary emphasis in agriculture.   At Commodity Classic, in NCGA Booth #1737

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Indiana Corn Growers Association in NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 29, 2020   8:45 am - 9:30 am

Location: Commodity Classic

Indiana Commodity Classic Attendees: Please join Indiana Corn and soybean staff and board members on Saturday, Feb 29th at Commodity Classic for this Indiana Only VIP event. Come to learn more about how Indiana soybean and Indiana corn are working on your behalf around the globe to provide value for you and your family farm. A light snack and coffee will be provided.   In NCGA booth #1737

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Colorado Corn Growers Association - Meet our New Executive Director in NCGA Booth #1737

Feb 29, 2020   9:45 am - 10:30 am

Location: Commodity Classic

Nick Colglazier is a fourth-generation Coloradan with a passion for farming and agriculture.  He has a strong background in public policy, having served as the director of the Colorado Competitive Council (C3), an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Nick developed policy solutions to keep the state competitive locally and globally. Prior to C3, Nick served as the director of public policy for state affairs at Colorado Farm Bureau where he advocated for ag and rural issues.   At Commodity Classic, NCGA Booth #1737

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Corn Utilization and Technology Conference (CUTC)

Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 3, 2020   All Day

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - St. Louis

Registration is now open.    Click here for more information.   Expanding Existing Markets and Creating New Markets Drives NCGA   Growing markets for ethanol, maintaining healthy livestock demand for corn, and eliminating trade barriers are well-known NCGA priorities to increase market share. But that’s just the beginning. NCGA is working to establish three new uses for corn and we can’t do it alone.   The upcoming 2020 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference will focus on new uses for corn, technologies that improve corn yield, corn quality and more.   New markets for biobased products and chemicals represent the next generation for market demand for corn and NCGA is working to accelerate the revolution. Because turning our productivity into an economic asset makes sense!

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Leadership Academy Session 1

Aug 5, 2020 - Aug 9, 2020   All Day

Location: Washington, D.C.

Leadership Academy is a two-session program that prepares state corn leaders to lead their respective state grower associations and check-off boards.  The program will focus on various aspects of leadership training and key agricultural issues in a world with ever-changing consumer and environmental concerns. Growers will gain a keener insight into association management and how different leadership styles can come together in building an efficient organization. Media training and effective advocacy communications play a key role in this program as our grower leaders take a more active role as spokespersons for their state and national corn organizations.   Learn more at NCGA Leadership Programs.

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Leadership Academy Session 2

Jan 26, 2021 - Jan 29, 2021   All Day

Location: Washington, D.C.

Leadership Academy is a two-session program that prepares state corn leaders to lead their respective state grower associations and check-off boards.  The program will focus on various aspects of leadership training and key agricultural issues in a world with ever-changing consumer and environmental concerns. Growers will gain a keener insight into association management and how different leadership styles can come together in building an efficient organization. Media training and effective advocacy communications play a key role in this program as our grower leaders take a more active role as spokespersons for their state and national corn organizations.   Learn more at NCGA Leadership Programs.

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