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Julie Busse Joins NCGA as Communications Manager

Today, the National Corn Growers Association welcomes Julie Busse to the team as communications manager in the St. Louis office.  Busse brings more than 10 years of agricultural communications experience, including media relations and strategic planning. In her position, she will provide support for market development programs including ethanol and …

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August 23

The Bieglers have been farming in Minnesota since 1886. National Geographic visited their farm to see how technology is helping them grow better for the next generation.

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August 16

NCGA and the United Soybean Board started CommonGround in November 2010. Now, more than 200 farmer volunteers have had over 1 billion conversations about modern farming practices. Check out findourcommonground.com …

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August 15

Farmers, EPA needs to hear from you today! EPA wants to repeal the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule and replace it with a new rule that works for …

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August 14

Corn ethanol reduces GHG emissions by 43% compared to gasoline. The USDA predicts GHG reductions could be 76% by 2022 as farms and ethanol production become more efficient. NCGA promotes …

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August 11

Thank you to the 15 growers who participated in the Syngenta Leadership At Its Best Program in Minneapolis this week. We appreciate your commitment. As Margaret Mead said, “Never doubt …

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August 10

Healthy soil nurtures crops and allows farmers to grow more sustainably. New AgTech helps farmers protect soil from erosion and analyze soil molecules to assess field performance and improve productive …

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August 10

Nice job Quint Pottinger (NCGA Resolutions Committee) and Leah Pottinger (NCGA Consumer Engagement Action Team) on telling farmer's story.

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August 08

Grassroots advocacy is an essential part of NCGA’s success in Washington. Want to stay up to date on what is happening in D.C. and have a say in the legislation …

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August 02

Smart technology on farms, such as tractors and combines guided by satellites, is increasing efficiency and reducing the environmental impact. http://nbcnews.to/2u5NA08

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July 27

Alaska Airlines has been trialing sustainable fuels on their commercial services, such as an alcohol-to-jet biofuel made from field corn. Learn More: http://bit.ly/2s9cMT6

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23 Aug

@CSU_Jim Well and good but you better have an Osmond family smile. We grow lots of corn.

23 Aug

RT @abirr75: An honor to have one of our own featured in National Geographic. A wonderful family that exemplifies all that is good about #…

23 Aug

.@natgeo on how the Bieglers are using tech to farm more sustainably. #tech #farming https://t.co/7uLOgMrsyy

23 Aug

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@natgeo on how the Bieglers are using tech to farm more sustainably. #tech #farming https://t.co/7uLOgMrsyy

23 Aug

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23 Aug

@NationalCorn seeks ways 2 transform field corn to chemicals. @PurdueAg students can help. https://t.co/w1hFHgtWoVhttps://t.co/oM1BbKFuJY

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22 Aug

RT @RepKevinCramer: Abel, Kris & I loved picking corn 4 @NDFoodBank with @NationalCorn & @ndcorn leader Kevin Skunnes at his Arthur farm. h…