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Nebraska Corn Statement on U.S. Trade Representative to File Dispute Consultation Under USMCA

LINCOLN, Neb. – Today, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai announced the United States has requested dispute settlement consultations with Mexico under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). These consultations highlight certain Mexican measures concerning products of agricultural biotechnology, including the importation of genetically modified (GM) corn for human consumption. “The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is pleased with the decision from [...]

June 2, 2023|

International Delegation Visits Producers in Nebraska

A diverse delegation from at least nine different countries recently had the opportunity to interact with Nebraska agriculture firsthand as part of the Water for Food Global Conference. The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska hosted the conference May 8 - 11 in Lincoln, Neb. and brought together those from academia and research, the private [...]

May 30, 2023|

Nebraska Corn To Meet

The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at Kappa Ethanol (15 S. Central Ave.) in Kearney, Neb. The meeting is open to the public, providing the opportunity for public comment. The board will conduct regular board business, consider funding requests and set the budget for fiscal year 2023-2024. A copy of the agenda [...]

May 30, 2023|

Six College Students to Begin Summer Internships Sponsored by Nebraska Corn

Six college students will begin internships supported by the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) and the Nebraska Corn Growers Association (NeCGA). These internships are designed to provide students with an overview of Nebraska’s corn industry through real-world professional experiences. These interns will work in various locations across the U.S. with key cooperators of NCB. These cooperators include the National Corn Growers [...]

May 4, 2023|

Renewable Fuels Month 2023

Nebraska Celebrates Renewable Fuels Month This May LINCOLN, Neb, - Renewable Fuels Month highlights the importance of renewable biofuels, such as ethanol and biodiesel, especially for Nebraskans. The month of May usually marks the beginning of the summer driving season, making it an ideal time to fuel up on clean and cost-saving biofuels. Both biodiesel and ethanol help to decrease [...]

April 27, 2023|

2023 Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week

Nebraska farmers continue to produce more bushels of crop per acre with less resources. The result of this increased efficiency is more on-farm grain storage. In turn, this leaves a bigger risk of fatal accidents associated with grain handling and bin storage. Nebraska Corn encourages farmers to focus on hazards found in grain handling and storage environments during “Stand [...]

March 27, 2023|

Celebrating National Ag Day

Without the work of the farmers in Nebraska and across the country, we wouldn’t have the food, fuel and fiber relied on every day. That’s why the Nebraska Corn Board is proud to recognize the hard work and resilience of those who work in agriculture this National Ag Day. Agriculture plays a vital role in our state. We’re proud [...]

March 20, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Farmers Represented at Commodity Classic

Nebraska farmers were well represented at Commodity Classic in Orlando, Florida. Corn farmers from across the state attending to discuss policy and plan for the future of the Nebraska and national corn organizations. Commodity Classic had record attendance with over 10,000 people participating in the show and 125 delegates in the Corn Congress sessions. Nebraska Corn was represented by 13 [...]

March 20, 2023|

Nebraska Corn Board Recognizes Agriculture Leaders at Annual Awards Dinner

An individual and a company were recognized at the Nebraska Corn Board’s (NCB) 2023 awards dinner on February 27 in Lincoln. The annual awards event highlights outstanding contributions to the state’s corn industry. Each of the recipients have long histories serving Nebraska agriculture. The first recognition of the evening was the Ag Achievement Award. This honor, first presented in 1991, [...]

March 6, 2023|

Nebraska Corn and USMEF Internship Opportunity

The Nebraska Corn Board (NCB) is seeking applicants to take part in an internship experience hosted by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) beginning in May 2023. The internship is designed to provide students with an overview of Nebraska’s corn industry through real-world professional examples and experiences. This internship has responsibilities which include assisting with coordinating international teams visiting the [...]

February 21, 2023|
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