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2017 RMA Policy Changes on Prevent Plant Corn

Fargo, North Dakota --The Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced Tuesday that the prevent plant payment factor for corn will be reduced from 60% to 55% effective for the 2017 crop season. The announcement culminates a review by RMA of the prevent plant program for seven crops, of which only corn was determined to have reduced coverage starting in 2017. RMA’s review of the prevent plant policy was a follow-up of a 2013 government audit whereby it was indicated from a report completed by Agralytica, that several crops prevent plant payment factor should be reduced, with corn recommended having a reduction from 60% to 50%. RMA was considering that change effective for the 2016 crop year.

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Statement on EPA’s Final 2017 Renewable Volume Obligation

Fargo, North Dakota – North Dakota Corn Growers president Carson Klosterman responded today to the EPA’s announcement of the 2017 Renewable Volume Obligation (RVO) under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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FY 2016 Annual Report now available

The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council's Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report is available here.