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GMO resources for you

There is a lot of misinformation about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and biotechnology, in general. You are sure to be hearing a lot more about this in the coming months with a possible voter initiative in Colorado and a potential ban in one Oregon county. 

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

 

Colorado Corn seeks research proposals

The Colorado Corn Administrative Committee’s Research Action Team is currently accepting project proposals for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

Proposal submission is open through August 1, 2014, with greater opportunity for consideration if provided by May 15, 2014.

For a full set of selection criteria and submission information, go to:

http://www.coloradocorn.com/news-events/news/colorado-corn-seeking-research-proposals

 

Colorado Corn sponsors more Farm Bill info sessions

Colorado Corn is helping to sponsor five additional Farm Bill information sessions coming up at the end of the month. 

Read more:

http://www.coloradocorn.com/news-events/news/farm-bill-explanation-tour-scheduled-five-locations

 

Colorado Corn thanks Congressional leaders for RFS support

Colorado Corn Growers Association thanked senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet, as well as Rep. Diane DeGette for their support of the Renewable Fuel Standard.

All three signed letters with fellow colleagues, directed to the Environmental Protection Agency, urging the agency uphold the ethanol volume standards in the RFS as adopted by congress in 2007.

See more here:

http://www.coloradocorn.com/news-events/news/colorado-corn-thanks-senators-udall-and-bennet-and-rep-degette-rfs-support

 

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.

Read more: http://www.coloradocorn.com/news-events/news/ccga-proposed-rfs-numbers-will-hurt-environment-economy

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? 

See Colorado Corn's Executive Director Mark Sponsler's response here.

And see a list of the things wrong in the AP article here.

Dan Sanders, Front Range Energy, responds ...

 

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