(Posted Fri. Dec 11th, 2015)
The following is a statement from Chip Bowling, Maryland farmer and president of the National Corn Growers Association, in response to today’s announcement of a merger agreement between Dow and DuPont.
“The National Corn Growers Association is committed to protecting the best interests of our members and our nation's corn farmers. With respect to the proposed merger, we anticipate that we will have an opportunity to submit comments regarding the effect this merger may have on agricultural research, innovation, grain marketing, and the competitive pricing of farm inputs. We will do all we can to protect farmer interests and preserve an open and competitive marketplace.”