Research News

November 14, 2023

Next Round of Prestigious NCGA Research Ambassadors Named for 23-24

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is pleased to announce that eight Research...

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November 8, 2023

National STEM Day – Celebrate Science!

November 8 is a day to celebrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Need...

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October 26, 2023

Empowering Science Educators for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Nourish the Future—a national education initiative developed by science teachers for science...

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October 18, 2023

New Call for Applications in Aflatoxin Research Grants

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announces a new round of research grants to help...

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June 30, 2023

Graduate Students Can Grow Network, Build Future by Acting Now

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) encourages qualified graduate students to apply for...

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May 4, 2023

State of the Corn Economy 1Q End Report and Webinar Recording

1Q End Report (PDF) 1Q End Report Slides (PDF)    

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March 31, 2023

Agriculture and the Economy: An Assessment of Our Current Situation Versus the 1980s

The recent banking fallout and economic comparisons to the 1980s are likely to grab the...

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March 17, 2023

Phosphate Farm Prices Remain Elevated, It’s Time for Action on Import Tariffs

Phosphorus, an essential nutrient for plant growth and development, is important for corn...

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February 24, 2023

Four Corn Industry Highlights for 2023 from the USDA Ag Outlook Forum

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) annual Agricultural Outlook Forum began...

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February 10, 2023

Reduced Ethanol Demand Drives Corn Ending Stocks Higher

Projected corn ethanol use for the 2022/23 marketing year declined by 25 million bushels from...

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January 13, 2023

USDA Lowers Expected Corn Ending Stocks for 2022/23

The United States Department of Agriculture released the January World Agricultural Supply &...

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December 22, 2022

Review Commissioned by NCGA Confirms USDA is a Vital Source of Market Information for Corn Growers

Krista Swanson, the National Corn Growers Association’s lead economist, provides an analysis of...

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November 8, 2022

Meet the Action Team Helping to Bring STEM to Classrooms Across the Country

Today is National STEM Day!  The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) believes that...

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October 31, 2022

New Jersey State Teacher of the Year Shares Recipe for Personal Success

High school science teacher Christine Girtain is being celebrated for one of teaching’s top...

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September 29, 2022

Eight Selected for NCGA’s Research Ambassador Program

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is pleased to announce that eight Research...

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August 9, 2022

Meet Corey Schultz, NCGA Research Ambassador

University of Georgia Bioinformatics doctoral student, Corey Schultz has focused on finding way...

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August 1, 2022

Meet Matthew Runyon, NCGA Research Ambassador

Matthew Runyon is a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Illinois at Urbana –...

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July 25, 2022

Meet Dylan Shoemaker, NCGA Research Ambassador

Dylan Schoemaker, graduate research assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has...

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July 19, 2022

Meet Claire Menard, NCGA Research Ambassador

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities doctoral student Claire Menard has been researching genetic...

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July 13, 2022

Meet Alden Perkins, NCGA Research Ambassador

Alden Perkins is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where his research...

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June 28, 2022

June Plenary Introduces New Leadership and Strategic Vision

Last week, Field to Market (FTM) held its June Plenary and General Assembly meeting in Raleigh,...

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June 21, 2022

#CUTC22 Content is Just a Click Away!

Since 1987, the Corn Utilization and Technology Conference (CUTC) has convened the corn...

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April 5, 2022

Looking to a Bright Future for Corn with 2022 CUTC

The Corn Utilization and Technology Conference (CUTC) answers the question of how can we produce...

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March 30, 2022

NCGA Research Ambassadors Learn Firsthand that “The Future is in Your Hands!”

In-person education is the primary focus of Commodity Classic, and the 2022 conference held in...

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March 23, 2022

Up to Bat at Classic: Nourish the Future’s Teacher Leaders

Did you know that only 4% of students take agriculture science? It is the primary goal of

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February 11, 2022

NCGA Leader Appointed to MAIZALL Board

John Linder, a past president and current chairperson of the National Corn Growers Association,...

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February 10, 2022

Sow Seeds of STEM with Workshops Hosted by Nourish the Future!

Punxsutawney Phil may have predicted six more weeks of winter, but that doesn’t mean we can’t...

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October 4, 2021

Research and Resources to Aid in the Fight Against Tar Spot

Growers across the country are reporting unprecedented incidences of tar spot this harvest...

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October 4, 2021

Be Part of the Future! Join the Nourish the Future Teacher Leader Community!

Autumn is here and the school year is well underway!  Nourish the Future—a national education...

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September 20, 2021

Corn Continues Call for Research Projects Which Help Solve Aflatoxin Issues

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announces a new round of research grants to help...

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April 30, 2021

CUTC 2021: Funding Research, Development and Commercialization for New Uses of Corn

The Corn Utilization and Technology Conference (CUTC) is taking advantage of the virtual...

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April 21, 2021

2021 Awardees Named for Aflatoxin Mitigation Competitive Grant Program

The National Corn Growers Association is pleased to announce that seven applicants have been...

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April 1, 2021

Finding Funding for New Uses of Corn — A CUTC Special Session

NCGA is pleased to announce a special session of the Corn Utilization and Technology...

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March 30, 2021

The Future of Sustainability: Nourish the Future Participant Receives Grant in New Jersey

Sustainable Jersey for Schools recently announced the 34 New Jersey public schools and districts...

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March 4, 2021

Learning about Feeding and Fueling the World

Over 30 science teachers from across the country participated in the first Nourish the...

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January 4, 2021

Corn in the Biorenewable Space Featured as the Cover Story of Industrial Biotechnology

The use of corn as an industrial feedstock was featured as the cover story of Industrial...

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