Legislation & Regulation

NCGA TO PRESIDENT TRUMP: WE CANNOT ACCEPT CHANGES TO THE RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARD

February 28th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

(WASHINGTON) February 26, 2018 -- The National Corn Growers Association, along with other agricultural organizations, sent a letter to President Trump on Monday, calling on the President to...

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IL CORN PLEASED TO SEE SENATE CONFIRM NORTHEY TO USDA POST

February 27th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Earlier today, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm President Trump’s nomination of Bill Northey, presently serving as Iowa Agriculture Secretary, to be U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under...

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NCGA HOSTS TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT OVERVIEW

February 23rd, 2018  |  Today's News |  Public Outreach |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

On Wednesday, February 21, the National Corn Growers Association hosted an overview of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted in late 2017 via a webinar. The professional staff of KCOE-ISOM, a national...

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PERDUE: RURAL AMERICA WILL SEE MAJOR BENEFITS FROM INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

February 20th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

An op-ed by US Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue concerning the recently proposed infrastructure plan by the Trump Administration. Originally published by Des Moines Register...

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WHITE HOUSE BUDGET TROUBLESOME FOR WATERWAYS IMPROVEMENTS

February 14th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams |  Legislation & Regulation

The Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI), is expressing worry that the President’s budget request is inadequate for waterways infrastructure improvement needs, running contrary to what Mr. Trump had...

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NATIONAL CORN COMMENTS ON PRESIDENT’S PROPOSED FY19 BUDGET

February 13th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

Originally published by NCGA: The White House today released its detailed proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2019. The budget proposal includes the following: Cutting the federal crop insurance...

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PRESERVING AND UPDATING NAFTA IS CRUCIAL FOR AMERICA'S FARMERS

February 12th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Originally published by AgWeek: From new seeds to improved equipment, farming practices have been vastly upgraded over the past two decades. However, while these modern tools have undoubtedly...

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AMERICANS FOR FARMERS & FAMILIES TALK NAFTA IMPACT WITH IOWA SENATOR CHUCK GRASSLEY

February 7th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Trade continues to be a major factor in a farmer's bottom line. With the uncertainty that reigns during NAFTA and other trade agreement negotiations, Americans for Farmers & Families (AFF) sought...

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