Biotechnology News

August 31, 2020

Take Action Program Offers Advice on Dealing with Corn Rootworm

Harvest is a critical moment for your farm business because it pays the bills, but it is also a...

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July 14, 2020

NCGA Mid-Year Report Offers Look at Efforts to Help Corn Farmers Meet the Challenges of 2020

Despite marketing and economic challenges and a pandemic, farmer leaders of National Corn...

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May 15, 2020

NCGA Commends USDA Rule Updating Biotech Regulation Process

The National Corn Growers Association commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Sustainable,...

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January 30, 2020

NCGA Welcomes Glyphosate, Neonicotinoids Decision

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) today thanked the U.S. Environmental Protection...

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December 5, 2019

Engaging with Government Partners to Find New Uses for Corn

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) staff and grower leaders will travel to Washington,...

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September 4, 2019

NCGA Supports EPA’s Interim Decision on Glyphosate Registration

NCGA Supports EPA’s Interim Decision on Glyphosate Registration   The NCGA recently submitted...

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August 5, 2019

NCGA Voices Support for USDA Proposed Rule on Biotech Regulation, Offers Suggestions for Improvement

The National Corn Growers Association today submitted comments to the U.S. Department of...

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July 11, 2019

National Corn Growers Association in the Spotlight at BIO World Congress

This week, farmer leaders, state staff and National Corn Growers Association staff attended and...

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June 12, 2019

NCGA Applauds Administrations Efforts to Further Ag Biotech, Streamline Regulation

The National Corn Growers Association applauded the Administration after President Donald Trump...

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May 9, 2019

NCGA Welcomes Nicole Hasheider as New Director of Biotechnology and Crop Inputs

  The National Corn Growers Association welcomes Nicole Hasheider, who joins the organization...

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December 20, 2018

NCGA Pleased by USDA Issuing Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard Labeling Rule

Key agricultural and farm groups today praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA)...

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November 8, 2018

MAIZALL Mission Emphasizes Importance of Agricultural Innovation

Agricultural innovation continues to develop rapidly, benefiting farmers who are able to grow...

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August 28, 2018

Chinese Academy of Science Fellows Visit NCGA for Dialogue on Farming, Future of Corn

Last week, the National Corn Growers Association hosted a Chinese agricultural delegation for an...

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July 3, 2018

NCGA to Address Importance of Transparency, Scientific-Basis in Comments on BE Disclosure Standard

The National Corn Growers Association today provided feedback to the U.S. Department of...

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June 21, 2018

Genomics Facility Expands its Role on its Second Anniversary

The National Agricultural Genotyping Center, launched with the assistance of the National Corn...

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May 30, 2018

New Study Shows Chinese Regulatory Delays Costing Rural Jobs & Economy

America’s farmers’ access to biotechnology seeds has been impeded by regulatory delays in China,...

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May 4, 2018

Statement by the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food on the Publication of USDA’s Proposed Rule for the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

“The proposed rule published today by USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service is a critical step...

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April 5, 2018

NCGA Praises USDA for Taking Science-Based Stance on New Product Regulation

The National Corn Growers Association praised the announcement made last week by Secretary of...

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January 10, 2018

Farmers Encouraged to Plant a Refuge to Preserve Bt Technology

Southern corn growers will pull their planters out of the shed and into the field in only a few...

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July 27, 2017

Corn Farmers Call for Faster Access to New Technology

Farmers attending last week’s National Corn Growers Association Corn Congress called for faster...

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June 13, 2017

NCGA Brings Farmer Perspective to Biotech Regulatory Discussions

The National Corn Growers Association brought the voice of farmers into important conversations...

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April 21, 2017

Tune In! CommonGround Volunteer Talks GMOs with Bill Nye

Binge watching and GMO-centric conversations come together today as Netflix premiers the first...

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February 10, 2017

Action Team Explores Upcoming Crop Input, Data Related Challenges and Opportunities for Farmers

Members of the National Corn Growers Association’s Freedom to Operate Action Team met in Tampa,...

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January 19, 2017

Initial Assessment of Biotech Regulatory Documents Pleases NCGA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published documents...

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December 9, 2016

AC21 Report Stresses Communications to Ensure Coexistence Success

The National Corn Growers Association was pleased with today’s release of “A Framework for Local...

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December 8, 2016

Report Documents Impact of Asynchronous Approvals for Biotech Crops on Ag Sustainability, Trade and Innovation

Today, the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology released a report and literature...

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