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EPA renewable fuel standard delay makes sense
The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association says action today by the EPA to defer finalizing the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) until 2015 makes sense in order to get the correct volumes of renewable fuel into the marketplace. Read more.

Wisconsin Growers Selected for National Corn Action Teams
Several Wisconsin Corn Grower Association members have been selected to serve on National Corn Grower Association action teams and committees in 2015. Those leaders include: 

• Randy Woodruff, Chippewa Falls – Production & Stewardship Action Team
• Jayne Dalton, Endeavor – Grower Services Action Team
• Jim Zimmerman, Rosendale – National Corn Growers Association Board, Trade Policy and Biotechnology Action Team, and Syngenta Advisory Council for Enogen
• Bill Hoffman, Columbus – USDA Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade in Grains, Feed and Oilseeds
• Graham Adsit, Cambridge and Cal Dalton, Endeavor – Ethanol Committee

Farmers tell real story of agriculture at NY Times Event
Farmers and Ranchers Alliance members speak up for agriculture at NY Times Food for Tomorrow event to tell the real story of modern production agriculture. Read the story in the Chicago Tribune on how farmers changed the divisive rhetoric during the event. (Nov. 19, 2014)

Still time to enter free state corn yield contest

Corn harvest is progressing slowly across the state but the the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) wants to recognize top-yielding corn production from farmers in four districts of the state in the association’s Corn Yield Contest.
Entry in the state corn yield contest is free, but farmers must be members of WCGA, and only one entry per member will be accepted. A simple one-page entry form is available from the Wisconsin Corn Program Office by contacting 262-495-2232, wicorn@centurytel.net.  Link to news release: http://wicorn.ncgapremium.com/images/E0205218/CornYieldContestpromotion.pdf


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Mar 393'2 384'0 384'0 -1'0
May 396'0 392'4 392'4 -0'6
Jul 408'4 400'4 400'4 -1'0
Sep 417'4 -1'0
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Mar 1046'4 1028'0 1044'0 18'0
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Jul 1056'0 1055'4 1056'0 17'0
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Aug 158.950 158.750 158.800 0.850
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Dec 381'4 369'6 370'4 -0'4
Mar 394'2 382'6 383'4 -1'0
May 403'0 391'4 392'4 -0'6

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NCGA's Know Before You Grow website gives growers updated info on new seed varieties currently unapproved in some export markets and is an important resource for all corn growers as they head into planting season. Read what Wisconsin Corn Grower Jim Zimmerman has to say about this resource at http://wicornpro.org/ and listen to his interview by clicking HERE.

Syngenta has a new educational video entitled, “Ethanol: Fueling Rural America’s Future – One Community at a Time,” along with a series of other topical videos that help to tell ethanol’s story. The videos’ primary purpose is to inform and educate the general public about the positive impact ethanol is having on cleaning our air, improving our economy and fulfilling our nation’s quest to become energy independent.  View the videos by clicking here.

No Meaningful Difference between E10 and E15 ethanol blends, says a report from the National Renewable Energy Lab, which also found no evidence to support oil industry claims of mechanical problems with E15 ethanol blends. Read more online here: NREL Report

Ethanol Promotes Consumer Choice  explains an opinion column by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, in the Oct. 10 Wall Street Journal. It is the ethanol industry, which makes a cheaper, cleaner, higher octane product, that is ready, willing and able to face free market competition from petroleum. Read the column online by clicking this link: Ethanol Ready 

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