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NCGA warns commerce department about herbicide tariffs

The director of public policy at the National Corn Growers Association says reducing imports of 2-4D could have a serious impact on farmers. Nancy Martinez says NCGA sent a letter to the Department of Commerce on behalf of their members. “Our goal is to... Read More.

Ohio corn grower elected to NCGA board

A newly elected member of the National Corn Growers Association says growing demand is one if his top priorities. Ohio farmer Jon Miller says commodity prices are currently below the cost of production. “Try to move the pile of corn any way we can grinding of course... Read More.

New NCGA vice president emphasizes need for a farm bill

The newly elected first vice president of the National Corn Growers Association says the farm bill is the group’s main focus. Jed Bower, from Ohio, says farmers need certainty.  “A lot of the things we’re seeing in the farm economy nowadays, I mean it’s tough for growers... Read More.

NCGA president discusses latest lawsuit against EPA

The president of the National Corn Growers Association says the organization is pushing back against the U.S. EPA’s electric vehicle mandates. Harold Wolle tells Brownfield they have joined a lawsuit that challenges the agency’s heavy-duty vehicle emissions standards for model years 2027-2032. “We think... Read More.

Former NCGA president optimistic about farm bill timeline

A western Iowa farmer says he’s optimistic lawmakers will get the farm bill done in 2024. Kevin Ross of Minden says he expects the legislation to give producers continued certainty when it comes to crop insurance. “It seems like the farm bill is going... Read More.