News Releases

News Releases 2016-11-14T23:08:29+00:00
14Mar

North Dakota Corn Leaders Participate at Commodity Classic

March 14th, 2017|Categories: North Dakota Corn Growers Association|

The 2017 Commodity Classic was held in San Antonio, Texas, on March 2 – 4. Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention that provides annual meetings for the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), American Soybean Association (ASA), the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG), the National Sorghum Producers (NSP) and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

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1Aug

ND Corn Leaders Work On Ag Issues In WDC

August 1st, 2016|Categories: North Dakota Corn Growers Association, North Dakota Corn Utilization Council|

CONTACT: Dale Ihry, Executive Director

701-364-2250

Fargo, North Dakota – North Dakota Corn leaders and Action Team members were recently in Washington, D.C. to work on agriculture issues with Congressional staffs and participate in various meetings with National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) staff and representatives of fellow state corn organizations. (more…)

1Aug

ND Corn Growers Pushing Exports of Corn Grain, Ethanol and Livestock

August 1st, 2016|Categories: North Dakota Corn Growers Association|

CONTACT: Dale Ihry, Executive Director
| 701-364-2250

Fargo, North Dakota –The Annual Board of Delegates meeting for the US Grains Council (USGC) was held in Louisville, KY, the week of July 27th. Bart Schott and Andy Braaten participated in this meeting as delegates for the North Dakota Corn Growers Association. (more…)

7Jul

ND Corn Growers Association Announces New Directors

July 7th, 2016|Categories: North Dakota Corn Growers Association|

CONTACT: Katelyn Blackwelder, Communications Coordinator
| 701-364-2250

Fargo, North Dakota – The North Dakota Corn Growers Association (NDCGA) announces the appointment of two new directors to the organization with terms effective July 1, 2016. (more…)

17Jun

NCGA Corn Board Elects Kevin Skunes

June 17th, 2016|Categories: North Dakota Corn Growers Association|

CONTACT: Katelyn Blackwelder, Communications Coordinator
| 701-364-2250

NCGA Corn Board Elects Kevin Skunes as Next Farmer to Help Lead Organization The National Corn Growers Association’s Corn Board has elected Kevin Skunes of Arthur, North Dakota to become the organization’s first vice president for the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1. (more…)

13Jun

ND Corn Growers Testify at EPA Ethanol Hearing

June 13th, 2016|Categories: North Dakota Corn Growers Association|

CONTACT: Katelyn Blackwelder, Communications Coordinator
| 701-364-2250

FARGO – The North Dakota Corn Growers (NDCGA) joined the National Corn Growers Association farmers and biofuel advocates from across the country Thursday, June 9th, at a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) field hearing on proposed 2017 renewable fuel volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). They urged the EPA to follow the law and make more ethanol available to consumers in next year’s fuel supply.
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20May

State FSA Offices Can Determine Best Payment Calculation Method

May 20th, 2016|Categories: North Dakota Corn Growers Association|

CONTACT: Katelyn Blackwelder, Communications Coordinator
| 701-364-2250

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the Agriculture Appropriations Committee, announced Thursday that the committee has included his legislation creating a new $5 million, nationwide pilot program to improve the fairness of Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) county-level payment calculations for the 2016 crop year. The pilot program is part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Agriculture funding bill. The senator has been pushing for greater flexibility in the way yields are calculated with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack and Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini.
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