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April 3, 2020

Cover Crop Survey Seeks Farmer Insights

An online survey at https://bit.ly/CCSurvey2020 is gathering perspective on cover crops from...

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March 24, 2020

NCGA Urges Congress Support CCC Authority

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) joined a wide range of agriculture organizations in...

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March 17, 2020

Get the Low Down on Weed Resistance from the Experts

Welcome to the Take Action Webinar Series on new developments in herbicide-resistance...

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March 13, 2020

Corn Checkoff Tackling the Challenge of Tar Spot

Make no mistake, when it comes to corn diseases Tar Spot is a booger. Although largely ignored...

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March 11, 2020

NCGA National Yield Contest Stars Offer Tips to Increase Your Yields

The National Corn Growers Association released a video last week offering tips from perennial...

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March 11, 2020

Concern About Weed Control Keeping You Up at Night?

Welcome to the Take Action Webinar Series on new developments in herbicide-resistance...

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March 4, 2020

Winning the War Against Herbicide Resistance

If you are wanting to up your game in dealing with herbicide resistance management there’s a...

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February 27, 2020

New Stewardship Network Celebrates Growing Momentum on Conservation in Agriculture

Initiative from National Corn Growers Association and Environmental Defense Fund will help...

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February 12, 2020

Now Is A Great Time to Consider Pollinator Habitat

A growing partnership between the National Corn Growers Association and the Bee and Butterfly...

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January 24, 2020

Winning the War Against Weeds Takes a Serious Strategy

Ok, let’s be honest, the last thing you want to think about this time of year are the weeds you...

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December 17, 2019

Sustainability Focus Continues to Grow at NCGA

A new Corn Sustainability Advisory Group (CSAG) met recently to discuss how NCGA can focus on...

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December 16, 2019

Records Broken in 2019 NCGA Corn Yield Contest

This year, corn growers hit new highs in the National Corn Growers Association 2019 National...

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October 10, 2019

Corn Growers Making Significant Contribution to Bee Health Cause

  NCGA constantly works to ensure corn growers’ voices are represented in wide-ranging...

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October 8, 2019

NCGA Urges Farmers to Harvest Safely this Fall

The National Corn Growers Association reminds farmers of the importance of proper grain bin...

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September 16, 2019

Farmers Must Play Key Role in Effort to Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Efforts throughout society, and virtually every industry, to cut greenhouse gases are underway...

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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 30, 2019

Illinois Farmer Raben Talks Corn Crop with Field Notes

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its ninth season of Field Notes, a...

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August 28, 2019

Plant Breeding Meeting Hosts Key Players in the Future of Corn

NCGA is sponsoring a meeting this week attended by more than 400 plant breeders from industry...

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August 22, 2019

Kansas Farmer Neitzel Talks Crop Progress with Field Notes

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its ninth season of Field Notes, a...

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August 15, 2019

Following Pesticide Labels Remains Critical Through Entire Growing Season

With harvest beginning in some states and right around the corner in others, National Corn...

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August 12, 2019

Higher Yield Projections, Lowered Acreage Lead to Increased Corn Production Forecast for 2019/20

American farmers planted two percent fewer corn acres than forecast in June estimate but still...

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August 8, 2019

Field Notes Talks 2019 Crop with Texas Farmer Bowers

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its ninth season of Field Notes, a...

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August 2, 2019

Field Notes Chats About Corn Crop with Illinois Farmer Raben

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its ninth season of Field Notes, a...

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July 24, 2019

Ag Economy and Tough Growing Season Driving Increase in Farm Stress

If you farm it is very likely you deal with stress on a regular basis. If you farm in 2019, your...

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July 12, 2019

Cover Crop Benefits Clearer in Drought and Wet Years

Joe Breker needs his own tee shirt that reads “No Tillage, More Plants” or “Cover Crops Are Good...

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July 3, 2019

Field Notes Talks Crop Progress with Kansas Farmer Neitzel

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its ninth season of Field Notes, a...

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June 28, 2019

Corn Acres Up from 2018, Lower than March Projections

American farmers planted 2.5 million more acres of corn in 2019 than they did the previous year,...

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June 11, 2019

Corn Crop Expected to Bring Fewer Bushels, Higher Prices

Unprecedented planting delays seriously impacted corn crop forecasts issued today by the U.S....

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June 7, 2019

Field Notes Talks Corn Crop with Texas Farmer Bowers

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its ninth season of Field Notes, a...

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June 3, 2019

Wet Spring and Poor Ag Economy Magnifying Stress on the Farm

Check the weather, check the markets, check stored corn, check your planter, check emerging...

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May 23, 2019

Take Action Resources a Great Tool as Farmers Realign Pest Management Plan Due to Weather

Farmers have a love-hate relationship with the weather because of how quickly and dramatically...

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May 20, 2019

Enter National Yield Contest Early and Save!

As the spring moves along, the National Corn Growers Association reminds farmers to register...

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May 17, 2019

Field Notes Checks Crop Progress with Kansas Farmer Neitzel

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its ninth season of Field Notes, a...

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May 10, 2019

Lower Corn Prices, Record Supply Forecast Show Need for Trade, Ethanol Markets

U.S. corn farmers are forecast to reach record total corn supplies according to U.S. Department...

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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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March 8, 2019

Video Offers Top Tips from NCGA National Corn Yield Contest Winners

The National Corn Growers Association released a video last week offering tips from perennial...

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February 20, 2019

Planting is Coming and So Are the Pests. Are You Ready?

If you haven’t looked into the innovative and proactive Take Action initiative of late, it might...

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December 17, 2018

NCGA: USDA Trade Aid Comes Up Short, Again

The National Corn Growers Association today expressed disappointment that corn farmers impacted...

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December 12, 2018

Decreased Ethanol Market Demand May Lead to Higher Ending Stocks for U.S. Corn

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) World Agricultural Supply and demand...

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November 8, 2018

Corn Price Forecast Rises Slightly on Lower Yield, Demand Forecasts

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) World Agricultural Supply and demand...

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October 30, 2018

Crop Protection Industry Moves Quickly to Address Insect Resistance Incident

The first confirmed case of Herculex corn rootworm resistance was confirmed this week in a...

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October 26, 2018

Field Notes Checks Harvest Progress with Kansas Farmer Lowell Neitzel

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its eighth season of Field Notes, a...

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October 11, 2018

Corn Farmers on Track to Produce Second Largest Crop Ever

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) World Agricultural Supply and demand...

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September 27, 2018

Field Notes Checks Harvest Progress with Illinois Farmer Jim Raben

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its eighth season of Field Notes, a...

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September 21, 2018

Field Notes Checks Harvest Progress with Kansas Farmer Lowell Neitzel

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its eighth season of Field Notes, a...

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September 12, 2018

Corn Price Projections Fall on Forecast of Near-Record Production

The already record national average yield projections were raised even further this month to...

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September 7, 2018

Field Notes Checks Harvest Progress with Illinois Farmer Jim Raben

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its eighth season of Field Notes, a...

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August 30, 2018

Field Notes Gets Early Harvest Reports from Kansas Farmer Lowell Neitzel

This week, the National Corn Growers Association continued its eighth season of Field Notes, a...

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March 29, 2018

USDA: Farmers Planting Fewer Corn Acres in 2018

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the Prospective Plantings report, indicating...

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March 6, 2018

NCGA Yield Contest’s Top Growers Offer Yield-Increasing Insights

The National Corn Growers Association released a video last week offering tips from perennial...

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October 13, 2017

It’s World Egg Day! - Get to Know USA Poultry & Egg Export Council President James Sumner

Consuming more than 5 billion bushels annually, the animal feed industry is the #1 customer of...

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November 30, 2016

National Corn Growers Association Welcomes Court Ruling on Seed Protection Case

In a win for farmers’ rights to use proven-safe technology, the U.S. District Court for the...

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October 13, 2016

Growing Exports Offer Bright Spot in USDA Corn Production Report

Corn production is forecast at 15.057 billion bushels, down 36 million from last month,...

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