Oct 20, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cattlemen’s Education Series: Energy Supplementation for Your Herd Lawton Stewart (East) & Dave Lalman (West) The next vital nutrient to discuss for the herd in this series is energy. How much energy do they really need? In this presentation, Dr. Lawton Stewart & Dr. Dave Lalman will break down the basics of energy supplementation with the goal of helping producers understand why energy is an essential component of cattle nutrition and how to be strategic with supplementation. LEARN MORE HERELearn More
Oct 27, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cattlemen’s Education Series: How Cow Nutrition Affects Calf Performance Amanda Blair & Janna Block Increasing evidence suggests maternal nutritional deficiencies and other environmental factors can influence fetal development during gestation. Referred to as fetal programming, research in this area indicates the environment experienced during gestation can impact offspring health, performance, and carcass traits. This session will explore the concept of fetal programming, provide an overview of research in beef cattle and address the influence of nutrient restriction on offspring growth performance, carcass composition and meat quality. LEARN MORE HERELearn More
Jan 25, 2021 - Jan 29, 2021 All Day
Location: Washington, D.C.
Syngenta’s Leadership At Its Best program (LAIB), has trained over 600 grower leaders since 1986. Preparing these corn association and checkoff leaders to deliver the high level of service necessary for corn associations to achieve their goals and for the corn sector to lead American agriculture is vital for our association. In 2019, Syngenta redesigned LAIB to be a cross-commodity leadership program bringing together a diverse group of 50 farmers across all the commodity programs they support. The program is designed to provide state corn grower leaders with advanced leadership training and the necessary communication skills to make a difference in American agriculture while advancing into leadership positions on a national level. Read MoreLearn More
Mar 22, 2021 - Mar 25, 2021 All Day
Location: Washington, D.C.
Leadership Academy is a two-session program that prepares state corn leaders to lead their respective state grower associations and check-off boards. The program will focus on various aspects of leadership training and key agricultural issues in a world with ever-changing consumer and environmental concerns. Growers will gain a keener insight into association management and how different leadership styles can come together in building an efficient organization. Media training and effective advocacy communications play a key role in this program as our grower leaders take a more active role as spokespersons for their state and national corn organizations. Learn MoreLearn More
Jun 7, 2021 - Jun 9, 2021 All Day
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - St. Louis
The 2020 Corn Utilization and Conference is postponed to 2021. Registration is open. Click here for more information. Expanding Existing Markets and Creating New Markets Drives NCGA Growing markets for ethanol, maintaining healthy livestock demand for corn, and eliminating trade barriers are well-known NCGA priorities to increase market share. But that’s just the beginning. NCGA is working to establish three new uses for corn and we can’t do it alone. The 2021 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference will focus on new uses for corn, technologies that improve corn yield, corn quality and more. New markets for biobased products and chemicals represent the next generation for market demand for corn and NCGA is working to accelerate the revolution. Because turning our productivity into an economic asset makes sense!Learn More