News from December 2011

Boulder County Commissioners OK GMOs on open space

December 22, 2011 - 1:13pm

Colorado Corn is proud to have worked with the grassroots campaign of farmers in Boulder County to voice concern over the possibility of the county commissioners banning genetically modified crops on county open space.

On Tuesday, the commissioners voted unanimously to approve the Cropland Policy that had been worked on for more than nine months that allowed coexistence between organic and conventional farmers on Boulder open space.  

 

Daily Camera article

NCGA Announces National Corn Yield Contest Winners for 2011

December 21, 2011 - 2:03pm

ST. LOUIS --  Advanced production techniques, informed growing practices and improved seed varieties helped corn growers achieve high yields in the National Corn Growers Association 2011 National Corn Yield Contest. Despite the challenging weather conditions that plagued the Corn Belt throughout the year, entrants continued to far surpass the national average corn yield, even doubling it in some circumstances.

The National Corn Yield Contest is in its 47th year and remains NCGA’s most popular program for members.

NCGA
http://www.ncga.com/

NCGA Announces National Corn Yield Contest Winners for 2011

December 21, 2011 - 2:03pm

ST. LOUIS (December 21, 2011) --  Advanced production techniques, informed growing practices and improved seed varieties helped corn growers achieve high yields in the National Corn Growers Association 2011 National Corn Yield Contest. Despite the challenging weather conditions that plagued the Corn Belt throughout the year, entrants continued to far surpass the national average corn yield, even doubling it in some circumstances.

The National Corn Yield Contest is in its 47th year and remains NCGA’s most popular program for members.

NCGA
http://www.ncga.com/