Like the Year Before It, 2024 Will Be Filled with Challenges and Opportunities as We Advocate for Corn Grower Priorities

Like the Year Before It, 2024 Will Be Filled with Challenges and Opportunities as We Advocate for Corn Grower Priorities

By Brooke S. Appleton, Vice President of Public Policy at the National Corn Growers AssociationThe new year offers many opportunities on the policy front, and my staff and I will spend the year building on the successes of corn grower advocates from 2023. Last year,...
Vital Link Between Kentucky’s Corn and Poultry Production

Vital Link Between Kentucky’s Corn and Poultry Production

Which came first? The production of chicken, turkey and eggs requires a top-quality diet for the birds, much of which consists of locally-grown corn. This valuable partnership may leave some folks asking: “Which came first, the chicken or the corn?”  The answer...
Vietnamese Delegation Gets First-Hand Look at Kentucky Bioethanol Production

Vietnamese Delegation Gets First-Hand Look at Kentucky Bioethanol Production

Following the U.S. Grains Council’s (USGC’s) Global Ethanol Summit (GES), held Oct. 16-18, 11 groups of attendees dispersed to ethanol-producing states around the country where they spent the next few days viewing the biofuel value chain firsthand before heading back...
Ethanol Importers from Vietnam to Visit U.S. Production Facilities in Kentucky and Tennessee in Support of Global Ethanol Summit

Ethanol Importers from Vietnam to Visit U.S. Production Facilities in Kentucky and Tennessee in Support of Global Ethanol Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (EASTWOOD, KENTUCKY) — A 16-member team of government officials and bioethanol importers from Vietnam will be in Kentucky and Tennessee on Oct. 18-21 to get a firsthand look at domestic ethanol production and real-world applications. This...
KyCorn Joins the Nation’s Corn Grower Leaders in Calling on Biden to Set Quick, Firm Timeline with Mexico on Biotech Corn

KyCorn Joins the Nation’s Corn Grower Leaders in Calling on Biden to Set Quick, Firm Timeline with Mexico on Biotech Corn

The presidents of 23 state corn grower groups, joined by the president of the National Corn Growers Association, sent a letter to President Biden yesterday calling for him to take additional steps to address the pending decree by Mexico that would block imports of...
KyCorn urges reversal of Mexico GM corn ban

KyCorn urges reversal of Mexico GM corn ban

KyCorn supports calls by the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) for Mexico to reverse a proposed ban on genetically modified (GM) corn. In 2020, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador stated that his country would phase out GM corn and the use of...