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July 19, 2021

NCERC Submits Two Grant Proposals to BETO, Expanding Use of Corn as an Industrial Feedstock

The National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC), a partner of the National Corn Growers...

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July 8, 2021

Why Illinois’ Choice of a State Microbe Matters to the Nation’s Farmers

The State of Illinois recently introduced legislation to name a state microbe—Penicillium ruben....

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June 1, 2021

NCGA Launches New Uses 101 Materials: NCGA’s Role In Supporting Bio-Based Product Development through Innovation and Policy

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has launched a new series of one-pagers, diving...

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May 18, 2021

Consider Corn Challenge III Deadline Approaching

Time is running out to submit an application for the National Corn Growers Association’s...

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April 14, 2021

Consider Corn Challenge III Informational Webinar Highlights the Benefits of the NCGA Sponsored Innovation Contest

Learn more about the Consider Corn Challenge III submission process and find out how successful...

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March 16, 2021

Consider Corn Challenge III Informational Webinar Scheduled to Outline Contest Parameters and Expectations

Learn more about the Consider Corn Challenge III submission process and find out how successful...

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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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October 19, 2020

Consider Corn Challenge Aims to Grow Demand Through New Industrial Uses of Corn

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has held two Consider Corn Challenge contests,...

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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 10, 2020

Brummette Joins NCGA Washington Office

Rosy Brummette has joined NCGA’s Washington, D.C. office as Manager of Public Policy for Market...

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August 6, 2020

Use of Corn as an Acceptable Feedstock Clarified by the Department of Energy

An important step forward to driving demand for corn was recently achieved, thanks to the work...

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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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May 21, 2020

Ep. 7-Creating Corn Demand with Biobased Materials, with CRA’s John Bode and Iowa State’s Dr. Brent Shanks

Corn-based materials technology is ready to compete with traditional plastics for market...

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May 20, 2020

Creating Demand for Corn through New Uses

The confluence of available corn-based feedstocks and consumer demand represents an opportunity...

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February 14, 2020

ADM’s Dr. Todd Werpy to Keynote Corn Utilization and Technology Conference

Dr. Todd Werpy, senior vice president and chief science officer for ADM Company, will be the...

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July 30, 2019

Corn as an Industrial Feedstock

  The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) rolled out a new publication at BIO World...

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March 7, 2019

Consider Corn Challenge: Just a Few Days Remain!

Only days remain to submit a proposal for the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Consider...

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January 24, 2019

Don’t Miss Out! Consider Corn Challenge II Informational Webinar Next Week

Will you help the National Corn Growers Association find the untapped potential of corn? NCGA is...

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October 30, 2018

Consider Corn Challenge Brings Attention to the Untapped Potential of Corn

Today, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announced the launch of the second Consider...

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July 24, 2018

NCGA Consider Corn Challenge Winner Closer to Commercialization

Lygos, a biotechnology company based in Berkley, California, recently announced the closing of...

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June 7, 2018

Student Research Efforts Recognized at Corn Utilization and Technology Conference

A graduate student from Iowa State University took home the top prize in the National Corn...

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June 6, 2018

Science Community Recognizing the Need to Enter a National Public Relations Dialogue

When a group of scientists, academics, and processing engineers get together for a technical...

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February 28, 2018

Consider Corn Challenge Shines a Light on Corn’s Growing Potential in Bio-Economy

Six new technologies, that are poised to change the way the public perceives our country’s most...

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