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Corn Growers in action in DC

2014 Corn Congress

Immediate Past President Doug Melcher and Executive Director Mark Sponsler are among those attending Corn Congress in DC this week. Read more here.

Summer Corn Grower meetings scheduled

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August 4 – District 3, Plainsman Grill, 17408 Colorado 14, Sterling, CO 80751 at Noon (Logan and Morgan counties)
Nominations for CCAC Director - position is currently vacant.

August 5 – District 8, Days Inn, 903 Main Street, Delta CO 81416 at Noon (Western Slope)
Nominations for CCAC: Director  & Alternate
Currently serving:
Doug Wilson, 1st term completed & Alternate Charles McMurdy - 1st term completed.

August 11 – District 7, Cow Palace Inn, 1301 N. Main St., Lamar at 7pm (southeastern corner of the state) UPDATED LOCATION
Nominations for CCGA Director - Currently serving:Craig Schenck - 1st term completed.
Nominations for CCAC Director & Alternate. Currently serving:
Director Doug Melcher, 1st term completed and Alternate - Gary Melcher, assumed current term

August 12 – District 6, Rodeway Inn Golden Prairie, 700 Colorado Avenue, Stratton CO 80836 at Noon (Kit Carson, Cheyenne and Washington counties)
Nominations for CCGA Director - Currently in position Zach Coryell - 1st term completed.
Nominations for CCAC Director & Alternate.
Currently in positions:
Director Bruce Unruh - term limited and Alternate Dave Cure - 1st term completed.

 August 13 – District 5, Main Event, 420 W. 8Th Avenue, Yuma CO 80759 at 7am (Yuma County)
Nominations for CCGA Director. Currently serving - Kenny Helling - Term limited
Nominations for CCAC Director & Alternate. Currently serving: Director Ervin Frank - term limited & Alternate John Cure - term limited.

August 27 - Distict 1-2, TBD (Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Elbert, Jefferson, Larimer, Lincoln, Weld) No director terms expiring.

Two new GMO resources for you

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  • The potential impacts of mandatory labeling for genetically engineered food in the United States - by Ag Quick CAST. Click here to read article
  • How scare tactics on GMO foods hurt everybody - by Pamela Ronald. Click here to read article.

Colorado Corn announces FFA Association Grant Program for 2014 Colorado Corn FFA Grant Application

GMO resources for you

We want you to have the information you need to be able to have fruitful discussions with your friends and neighbors about this important topic.

http://www.coloradocorn.com/news-events/news/gmo-info-and-resources

 

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