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GMO resources for you
There is a lot of misinformation about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and biotechnology, in general. You are sure to be hearing a lot more about this in the coming months with a possible voter initiative in Colorado and a potential ban in one Oregon county.
We want you to have the information you need to be able to have fruitful discussions with your friends and neighbors about this important topic.
Colorado Corn seeks research proposals
The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee’s Research Action Team is currently accepting project proposals for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.
Proposal submission is open through August 1, 2014, with greater opportunity for consideration if provided by May 15, 2014.
For a full set of selection criteria and submission information, go to:
Colorado Corn sponsors more Farm Bill info sessions
Colorado Corn is helping to sponsor five additional Farm Bill information sessions coming up at the end of the month.
Colorado Corn thanks Congressional leaders for RFS support
Colorado Corn Growers Association thanked senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, as well as Rep. Diane DeGette for their support of the Renewable Fuel Standard.
All three signed letters with fellow colleagues, directed to the Environmental Protection Agency, urging the agency uphold the ethanol volume standards in the RFS as adopted by congress in 2007.
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CCGA: Proposed RFS numbers will hurt environment, economy
The Colorado Corn Growers Association’s Public Policy Chair Rick Palkowitsh of Burlington urged farmers, environmentalists, sustainability-conscious consumers, and anyone concerned about our nation’s energy future to raise their voices and be heard in opposition to the recent proposal from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to radically reduce Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) levels for 2014.
AP story on ethanol gets a lot wrong
An Associated Press story expected to be released Tuesday is filled with misinformation. Want to learn the truth?
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