Corn Growers Have Busy Week in DC

In Audio, Corn Congress, government by Cindy

Members of the National Corn Growers Association had a busy week in the nation’s capital last week – hearing from and meeting with administration officials and lawmakers, saying goodbye to retiring industry leaders, and inspiring new young leaders. I talked with NCGA president Martin Barbre today about what all they did last week and we only scratched the surface. One …

Corn Growers Chart Policy Course

In Audio, Commodity Classic, Corn Congress, government by Cindy

As it was last year at this time, getting a new farm bill was the top priority for delegates to the National Corn Growers Association Corn Congress policy meeting at the 2013 Commodity Classic. NCGA President Pam Johnson says NCGA supports fundamental changes to farm programs that include effective and affordable federal crop insurance to provide assistance only when most …

Corn Congress Underway

In Audio, Corn Congress, government, Legislation by Chuck

Corn growers are in Washington, DC taking care of business. It’s the semi-annual Corn Congress. Corn farmers from across the country will gather in Washington the week of July 12 for a series of team and committee meetings, Capitol Hill visits with lawmakers and the semi-annual Corn Congress, where grower-leaders from 28 states will elect four new members of the …