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February 25, 2021

Growing Exports of Poultry and Egg Products Delivers Value Back to Corn Farmers

Exports of U.S. corn-fed poultry and egg products are one key area of future demand that the...

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February 3, 2021

EP. 15-Going Whole Hog to Serve Our Pork Customer: A Conversation With National Pork Board CEO Bill Even

The U.S. pork herd consumed over 1.2 billion bushels of corn in 2020. Not only does that make...

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January 26, 2021

Increasing Demand for Corn the Primary Focus of the Market Development Action Team

Nearly 70-percent of annual corn demand is covered under the National Corn Growers Association...

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November 17, 2020

Farm to Virtual Fair Contest Winners Highlight the Benefits of a Corn Fed Diet

This fair season, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) hosted a virtual contest to give...

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November 9, 2020

New Study Highlights the Value of Corn in the Pet Food Industry

There are many benefits to including corn in your pet’s diet, but have you ever wondered about...

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November 2, 2020

Updated Buyer’s Guides Provides Poultry Customers Around the World Information on the Value of American Poultry Products

The poultry industry alone consumes over 1,200 million bushels of corn, making our feathered...

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October 28, 2020

The Importance of Red Meat Exports to Corn Farmers

This editorial was submitted to NCGA by Dean Meyer, director of the Iowa Corn Growers...

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October 9, 2020

Sustainability Research to Drive Corn Demand and Collaboration Continues with Industry Partners

Sustainability and profitability go hand-in-hand and that’s been the focus of a partnership...

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September 28, 2020

Engaging with the Companion Pet Industry by Promoting the Use of Corn in Pet Food and Packaging

There are many benefits of using corn in pet food, but the opportunity to utilize the corn...

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September 22, 2020

Setting the Table for Growth

The economic headwinds corn farmers faced heading into this year were exacerbated by the...

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September 16, 2020

Upcoming Cattlemen to Cattlemen Episode on Sustainability and Next Generation DDGs Features Corn Farmers

Beef and Corn: Working Together in a Sustainable System is the topic of the upcoming panel show...

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September 15, 2020

Next Generation DDGs and the Potential for Corn and the Animal Ag Sector

Opportunities for new corn fractionation technologies at dry mills create value by further...

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September 2, 2020

Reaching our Animal Ag Customers Through the Cattlemen’s Education Series

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is the sole sponsor of the National Cattlemen’s...

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August 25, 2020

There’s Still Time to Submit Entries for the Farm to Virtual Fair Contest

Whether your local, county or state fair was canceled or held in person, you can still submit...

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August 18, 2020

Market Value of Red Meat Exports to the U.S. Corn Farmer

Red meat exports added 12 percent of bushel value to the U.S. corn farmer in 2019. The U.S. Meat...

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July 14, 2020

NCGA Mid-Year Report Offers Look at Efforts to Help Corn Farmers Meet the Challenges of 2020

Despite marketing and economic challenges and a pandemic, farmer leaders of National Corn...

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June 15, 2020

NCGA Launches Farm to Virtual Fair Contest

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is kicking-off summer with a new contest, focusing...

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April 27, 2020

Meat Exports Continue to Rise Despite COVID-19

Despite the current challenges due to COVID-19, U.S. pork and beef exports are on a record pace...

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March 19, 2020

National Poultry Day

Today, March 19, is National Poultry Day! Consuming nearly 1.2 billion bushels annually, poultry...

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February 12, 2020

NCGA Hosts Learning Lounge Session at NCBA Annual Cattle Industry and Trade Show

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Annual Cattle Industry and Trade Show, #CattleCon20,...

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November 27, 2019

Fun Turkey Facts for this Thanksgiving

Did you know the average American eats roughly 16 pounds of turkey each year and 46-million...

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July 15, 2019

National Corn Growers Association Supports Cattlemen’s Education

By Jesse Fulton, M.S., Director of Producer Education   With the beef industry going through...

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June 18, 2019

Michael Granche Joins NCGA as Market Development Manager

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is pleased to announce Michael Granchè is joining...

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May 28, 2019

Key Trade Developments Discussed at U.S. Meat Export Federation Annual Spring Conference

The U.S. Meat Export Federation held their annual Spring Conference last week in Kansas City....

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April 3, 2019

Exploring the Role of Corn Sustainability in the Beef Supply Chain

The National Corn Growers Association participated in the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef’s...

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March 26, 2019

Diving into the Changing Nutrient Profile of Distillers Feed Products

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) held the first Distillers Feed Products Nutrition...

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February 21, 2019

NCGA USMEF Study Highlights the Value to Corn Producers through Red Meat Exports

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) partnered with the U.S. Meat Export Federation to...

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February 8, 2019

NCGA Remembers Congressman John Dingell

Former Congressman John Dingell, who represented Southeast Michigan in the U.S. House of...

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October 29, 2018

Sarah McKay Named Director of Market Development

The National Corn Growers Association would like to announce that Sarah McKay, manager of market...

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June 19, 2018

Fostering Relationships with the Animal Ag Industry

Farmers and industry representatives from around the world participated in various animal ag...

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April 9, 2018

NCGA Grant Supports State Educational Events for Beef Producers 

The following was first issued as a press release from the National Cattlemen’s Beef...

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April 3, 2018

NCGA Expands Partnership with USA Poultry and Egg Export Council

The National Corn Growers Association partnered with the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council to...

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March 21, 2018

Aquaculture: Looking at the Potential for Corn Growers

The National Corn Growers Association recently attended the Aquaculture America Conference to...

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May 19, 2017

NCGA Collaborates with Beef Organizations

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) staff met with the U.S. Meat Export Federation,...

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