National Farm Safety Week

Each year since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety Week.
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Harvest Entry

Harvest Entry is Open
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USMCA Trade Agreement

Tell Congress to support the USMCA Trade Agreement
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Pollinator Protection

NCGA and the Honey Bee Health Coalition released a guide for Best Management Practices for Pollinator Protection
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Stand Up for Corn

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Tell the EPA #NoMoreWaivers

Since early 2018, the EPA has granted 85 RFS exemptions to refineries for 2016, 2017 and 2018 RFS compliance years, totaling 4.04 billion ethanol-equivalent gallons of renewable fuel.  Even with providing parity for year-round E15, the full benefits won’t be realized with continued waivers.

 

636 million – The difference in the number of corn bushels needed to meet the RFS volume EPA set for 2017 and the amount needed to meet the effective volume after the waivers.

 

Tell the EPA that they must account for waivers in this rule to keep the RFS whole. Send your comment today!

 

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Skunes Reflects on NCGA’s Work and Importance of Leadership

As the end of the current fiscal year nears, the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Board prepares to seat new members and officers on October 1.  When the 2019 Executive Committee steps down, NCGA Chairman Kevin Skunes, a farmer from Arthur, North Dakota, will complete his term, passing the role …

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