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March 27, 2015

Add the National Corn Growers Association to the list of agriculture groups expressing frustration with the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer for its report, issued March 20, reclassifying the pesticide glyphosate as a class 2A probable carcinogen.

In an email sent on March 23, NCGA President Chip Bowling says the move "ignores the findings of more than four decades of credible scientific research" while creating "unnecessary fear and confusion."

March 27, 2015

Courtesy of the office of U.S. Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa

 

Recently, there has been a series of misguided attempts to weaken the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). Opponents have failed to acknowledge the success of renewable fuels in creating American jobs, supporting agricultural communities, saving taxpayers hard-earned dollars, and reducing dependence on overseas oil. The RFS has proven it is working and is the right policy for our country. It is time to set the record straight.

 

March 27, 2015

The Colorado and National Corn Growers associations applauded the introduction Wednesday of legislation to create a national, science-based labeling standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms and urged Congress to quickly pass the bill.

March 25, 2015

Dozens of lawmakers took time out of their busy schedules Tuesday to have lunch with Colorado Corn staff and board leaders in Denver.

March 25, 2015

In what’s become one of the most popular events under Denver’s Golden Dome, Ag Day at the Capitol once again did not disappoint hundreds of hungry legislators, staffers and Capitol visitors on Wednesday.