Over the coming days, the National Corn Growers Association will release a series of articles featuring the candidates running for election to the FY19 NCGA Corn Board. To initially introduce these volunteer farmers, NCGA’s Off the Cob has created a series of podcasts discussing the most important topics, from what inspires such service to their goals for the organization, to help acquaint membership and others with these exceptional leaders.
Please, click on the names below to hear the candidate’s interview:
Please note, if you have a weak or spotty internet connection, double click on the vertical stack of three dots to the right of the speaker symbol at the center of the screen that appears when you click the link above. This will allow you to play the podcast in its entirety without interruption.
Also- stay tuned as NCGA will also feature detailed candidate profiles the week leading up to the 2018 July Corn Congress in Washington, which will be held July 18 and 19.
NCGA is taking a series of actions to do our part to help contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the economic fallout it is creating for corn farmers and our customers. Short term, this means instituting policies to protect the health and safety of our stakeholders and the broader communities we serve. Long term, we’re focused on creating solutions to help corn farmers and our customers recover from the financial impacts of this crisis.
CommonGround is a group of farmers connecting with consumers through conversations about science and research and personal stories about food and misinformation surrounding farming. Supported by the NCGA and state corn organizations.
The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) is a farmer-led initiative that fosters transformation in agriculture through improved soil health. Administered by NCGA the partnership has more than 220 working farms enrolled in 16 states. SHP’s mission is to utilize science and data to partner with farmers who are adopting conservation agricultural practices that improve the economic and environmental sustainability of the farm.