Monday, November 11, 2019

National News

NCGA, Rep. Schilling Talk 2012 Farm Bill Priorities

The National Corn Growers Association held a news conference with Congressman Bobby Schilling (Rep.- Ill.) at the Farm Progress Show Tuesday in Decatur, Ill., highlighting preparations for the 2012 farm bill in light of...

POET joins growing number of ethanol producers rejecting antibiotics

POET, the world’s largest ethanol producer, announced this week the launch of an antibiotic-free ethanol production process in select plants. The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) applauded the initiative, and called for...

NCGA Extends Prayers to Growers Affected by Hurricane Irene

The National Corn Growers Association is sending its collective prayers to farmers affected by Hurricane Irene this weekend, which devastated many farms along the East Coast just as harvest begins. With some growers experiencing...

Ethanol: Start Your Engines!

National Corn Growers Association President Bart Schott this week gave a presentation on the NCGA's Initiatives in NASCAR, advocacy and policy to the American Coalition for Ethanol's "Rooted in America: 24th Annual Ethanol Conference" in Des...

FFA Celebrates Native Americans

A special celebration of Native American heritage will mark a special highlight of the 84th National FFA Convention, October 19-22 in Indianapolis. The celebration will pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of...

ASA Chimes in at Farm Bill Hearing

American Soybean Association Board member Bob Henry participated in the Senate Ag Committee’s Farm Bill Field Hearing in Wichita Thursday morning, where he shared ASA’s initial thoughts on priorities for the 2012 Farm Bill. Henry is...

Farm Bill Hearing Set for Kansas

The Senate Agriculture Committee is holding a public field hearing on the 2012 farm bill in Kansas today.  Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow and Senator Pat Roberts will lead the hearing.  Senator Roberts says the...

DEKALB® Brand to auction a custom chopper, proceeds to the American Red Cross

DEKALB® brand will kick off its 100th anniversary celebration with the design, build and auction of a custom-built, commemorative DEKALB 100th Anniversary Bike by Paul Jr. Designs of Discovery Channel’s “American Chopper- Senior v....

Adjusted Gross Income compliance requirements important when participating in USDA programs

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Craig Schaunaman reminds producers of the importance of Adjusted Gross Income compliance when participating in USDA programs. Participating individuals and legal entities that do not file...

NSP Board elects officers, welcomes new Directors

The National Sorghum Producers board of directors last week elected new officers and appointed three new individuals to the board during its annual August board meeting. Vice Chairman Terry Swanson of Walsh, Colo., was elected...

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