Tag: NCGA

RFA, Growth Energy, NCGA statement on RVP rehearing petition denial

RFA, Growth Energy, NCGA statement on RVP rehearing petition denial

September 12, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association, Growth Energy, and the National Corn Growers Association released the following statement after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied their petition for rehearing regarding the recent American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, et al. vs. EPA decision, in which the court vacated a 2019 regulation allowing year-round sales […]

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National Corn Growers Association launches pro-ethanol campaign in DC

National Corn Growers Association launches pro-ethanol campaign in DC

July 26, 2021 |

In Washington, National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has launched a new campaign in Washington D.C., outlining the environmental benefits of corn ethanol that can be realized today. The digital campaign is made up of non-skippable video units on streaming services, video on local websites within Washington D.C. and social media marketing on Facebook and Instagram. Additionally, […]

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California to trial E15 together with NCGA, CARB and University California at Riverside

California to trial E15 together with NCGA, CARB and University California at Riverside

October 22, 2020 |

In California, National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), along with state corn organizations, ethanol partners and the auto industry, are working with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to conduct vehicle testing at the University of California at Riverside (UCR). E15 in the California market is important to growing ethanol demand. CARB is a part of the California […]

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Ethanol coalition welcomes ‘Gap-Year’ waiver petition denials, denounces refiners’ Supreme Court petition

Ethanol coalition welcomes ‘Gap-Year’ waiver petition denials, denounces refiners’ Supreme Court petition

September 13, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association, National Corn Growers Association, National Farmers Union and American Coalition for Ethanol welcomed reports that President Trump directed the Environmental Protection Agency to reject dozens of “gap year” small refinery exemption petitions intended to circumvent the Tenth Circuit Court’s decision in RFA et al. v. EPA. The groups […]

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National Corn Growers Association supports E25 pump expansion

National Corn Growers Association supports E25 pump expansion

September 9, 2020 |

In Missouri, building out the infrastructure needed for future mid-level blends of ethanol continues to be a priority of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA). Over the past three-years, NCGA and state partners have worked with Wayne Fueling Systems to produce and sell fuel pumps certified to deliver fuel containing up to 25 percent ethanol. Thanks […]

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NCGA says COVID-19 could cut corn revenues by $50 per acre

NCGA says COVID-19 could cut corn revenues by $50 per acre

April 21, 2020 |

In Washington, analysis released by the National Corn Growers Association showed cash corn prices have declined by 16 percent on average, with several regions experiencing declines of more than 20 percent, since March 1 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The analysis projects a $50 per acre revenue decline for the 2019 corn crop. […]

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Corn growers to get larger bailout but NCGA says government needs to reopen markets and stop ethanol demand destruction

Corn growers to get larger bailout but NCGA says government needs to reopen markets and stop ethanol demand destruction

August 26, 2019 |

In Washington, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) President made the following statement on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) release of its methodology to determine commodity payment rates for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). The payment rate for corn is $0.14 per bushel. “NCGA welcomes USDA’s transparency in this process. Corn farmers were understandably […]

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National Corn Growers invests additional $500,000 for blender pump program

National Corn Growers invests additional $500,000 for blender pump program

July 21, 2015 |

In Missouri, the National Corn Growers Association announced the investment of an additional $500,000 to an innovative program called Prime the Pump, which seeks to expand fueling infrastructure capable of delivering higher blends of ethanol fuel to American consumers. This increases the NCGA commitment to $2 million in the last year. Prime the Pump will […]

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Corn growers’ CAP program a success, trade group says

Corn growers’ CAP program a success, trade group says

February 4, 2013 |

In Missouri, the National Corn Growers Association is highlighting success with its Compliance Assurance Program, which includes on-farm refuge assessments, an online survey and IRM education and awareness, is seeing strong success and an increase in the number of growers planting their corn refuge. The CAP is designed to improve compliance with Insect Resistance Management requirements. […]

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Food vs fuel a fallacy, says NCGA board member on barnstorming tour

Food vs fuel a fallacy, says NCGA board member on barnstorming tour

January 24, 2012 |

In Texas, National Corn Growers Association board member Wesley Spurlock is traveling around the Midwest speaking out against the food vs. fuel debate, calling it a fallacy. “To put it simply, growth in demand from the ethanol industry has mirrored an increase in productivity that yields larger corn crops,” Spurlock said. “We are still supplying […]

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