During testimony before an Environmental Protection Agency Scientific Advisory Panel evaluating the effects of atrazine on human health, NCGA Director of Public Policy Sarah Gallo explained the importance of the product to combat weeds effectively and affordably. She also discussed how farmers have been safely applying atrazine for more than a half century.
“The United States is the world’s largest producer and exporter of corn and one of the key inputs that makes this possible is atrazine,” Gallo said during her testimony.
Start your engines, NASCAR fans, because the National Corn Growers Association and Pioneer HI-Bred are bringing you a chance to win a NASCAR dream day. Win two tickets to the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn., on Saturday, Aug.
Dear Fellow Corn Growers,
Like me, I am sure you all are watching with great interest – and more than some concern – the ongoing debate in Washington regarding the debt limit and the federal budget. All of us who went to Capitol Hill last week during Corn Congress heard the same message: The federal government carries much too much debt and the budget must be cut.
The federal government has to borrow more than 40 cents of every dollar it spends. More than half of the spending goes to defense, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and interest on the federa
NEW - Agricultural Producer Nitrogen Factsheet
A recently published factsheet by the National Park Service, Colorado Department of Public Health & Education (CDPHE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides answers to some of the questions surrounding ammonia deposition in the Rocky Mountain National Park.
Colorado Corn’s involvement has been to help provide perspective, data, research and testimony before the CDPHE and the EPA to responsibly protect both the environment and the agricultural industry in Colorado.
Action teams and committees of corn growers began meetings in Washington today talk about farm-related issues in anticipation of Corn Congress and visits to Capitol Hill scheduled for later this week.
"Action teams play a vital role in our organization," said National Corn Growers Association President Bart Schott.
Plant Management Network Launches Focus on Corn Webcast Resource for Corn Growers, Consultants
The Plant Management Network (PMN), a nonprofit publisher of applied crop science information, announces the launch of Focus on Corn (http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/foc), a resource that features webcasts and other science-based information tools that will help corn growers and consultants protect and manage corn crops more effectively.
The central feature of Focus on Corn is its 24/7 on-demand ed
As the debate over ethanol policy continues in Washington, reviewing recent research on the subject of ethanol and corn prices may prove insightful especially when one set of ethanol opponents blames the biofuel as the leading cause of higher livestock and poultry feed prices.
“There is a lot of false rhetoric out there about the impact of ethanol policy on corn prices and by extension the price of food and feed,” said NCGA President Bart Schott.
Dear Colorado Corn Grower Member,
No issue has taken a greater amount of attention in Congress and the media this year than the Federal Budget deficit. Many farm organizations, including NCGA, have policy in favor of a balanced federal budget. To accomplish this, it is clear that farmers and Farm Bill programs will likely be impacted.