ACTION NEEDED: Tell the EPA to protect the RFS!
Corn farmers around the country have done their job. They produce enough feed and fuel for everyone. But now the US government is talking about backing down of its commitment to renewable fuels. Read more and tell the EPA to protect our environment and our rural economies. Go to:http://www.ncga.com/rfs
CCGA: Proposed RFS numbers will hurt environment, economy
The Colorado Corn Growers Association’s Public Policy Chair Rick Palkowitsh of Burlington urged farmers, environmentalists, sustainability-conscious consumers, and anyone concerned about our nation’s energy future to raise their voices and be heard in opposition to the recent proposal from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to radically reduce Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) levels for 2014.
AP story on ethanol gets a lot wrong
An Associated Press story expected to be released Tuesday is filled with misinformation. Want to learn the truth?
Register for the Colorado Ag Classic Dec. 11 and 12
Don’t miss the premier agricultural education experience in the region. This year’s classic will be December 11 and 12. At Colorado Corn we are proud to be a long-time partner in this great event and, for the first time, this year we will incorporate our traditional annual banquet into a new Colorado Corn Award Luncheon on December 11, just prior to the Legislative Town Hall. This new venue will allow our growers to leverage their time and resources and get the best bank for their buck.
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Smith wins CCGA Denver internship
Shotika Smith of Colorado Springs was recently selected for the Colorado Corn Growers Association for an internship in Denver working with state legislative issues.
Colorado Corn announces new grant program for local FFA chapters
Colorado Corn is excited to announce a new Grant Program available to all FFA Chapters in the state of Colorado. The Grant Program is to assist Colorado FFA Chapters with any projects within their school district
CCGA voices dissent with aspects of NCGA Farm Bill policy
The Colorado Corn Growers Association earlier this week sent a letter to the National Corn Growers Association regarding a dissenting position over the NCGA Farm Bill policy development.
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