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Retired KS Corn Exec Honored with Dillingham Award
 

Retired KS Corn Exec Honored with Dillingham Award

Retired Kansas Corn Growers Association Executive Jere White was honored today with the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence, presented by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City. White, who retired early this year represented corn and grain sorghum growers for over 25 years. He had served as Executive Director of the [...]

Retired KS Corn Exec Honored with Dillingham Award

Retired Kansas Corn Growers Association Executive Jere White was honored today with the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence, presented by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City. White, who retired early this year represented corn and grain sorghum growers for over 25 years. He had served as Executive Director of the [...]

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Kansas Grain Sorghum Association, Commission Join in Agreement. KS Corn and Sorghum will continue to work together on shared issues.

May 1, 2014–The Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission (KGSC) and the Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association (KGSPA) have joined into a cooperative agreement that will allow the two organizations to share office space and staff. The KGSPA has shared staff and office space with the Kansas Corn Growers Association for several years. “Corn and sorghum are [...]

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Kansas Corn Growers Support Congressman Pompeo’s GMO Labeling Bill

Kansas Corn Growers Support Congressman Pompeo’s GMO Labeling Bill April 9, 2014– The Kansas Corn Growers Association (KGCA) announced its support Kansas 4th District Congressman Mike Pompeo’s bill introduced today that would place GMO food safety and labeling regulation under the authority of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling [...]

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Kansas Growers Urged to “Know Before You Grow” this Planting Season

It is corn planting season in Kansas and the Kansas Corn Commission is again reminding growers to “Know Before You Grow.” Through the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) website growers can view information on the release of new seed varieties, policy stances, biotech traits and grower agreements. The site, “Know Before Your Grow,” is designed [...]

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Greg Krissek to Lead Kansas Corn as CEO

Feb. 24, 2014–Greg Krissek began his duties today as CEO of the Kansas Corn Growers Association, Kansas Corn Commission and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. Krissek has nearly 25 years of experience working with agriculture, ethanol, renewable energy projects and public policy. “Greg worked for our groups from 2000 to 2003 and we are happy [...]

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White Honored for Years of Service to Agriculture

White Honored for Years of Service to Agriculture

Jere White was recently honored by the Kansas Corn Growers Association for his years of service to Kansas agriculture. White is retiring as executive director of the Kansas Corn Growers Association (KCGA) and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association (KGSPA), positions he has held since 1988. He has also served as executive director of the Kansas [...]

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KANSAS COMMODITY CLASSIC THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13 IN MANHATTAN

All Kansas farmers are invited to the Kansas Commodity Classic in Manhattan on Feb. 13, to gain in-depth information on grain markets, a 2014 weather outlook, and projects in some of the state’s key commodities. Mitch Holthus, the voice of the Kansas City Chiefs, will be the featured luncheon speaker. The Commodity Classic is the [...]

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Minneapolis Corn Grower Learns to Enhance Industry Communication

Tom and Sandy Tibbits Attend NCGA Program on Social Media Being a farmer isn’t just about raising quality food for a growing population. It’s also about being an advocate and a positive voice for the production agriculture way of life. Tom and Sandy Tibbits are corn growers near Minneapolis. Tom is a veteran at social [...]

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Kansas Leader Joins Nation’s Corn Growers for Policy Review

The interests of corn growers from across the country were considered last week as the membership and policy organization came together to plan for 2014 and beyond. Kansas Corn Growers Association President Bob Timmons, who farms near Fredonia, attended the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Policy and Priority meeting in St. Louis, Mo. NCGA brings [...]

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National Corn Growers Award Top Entries in Annual Yield Contest

Kansas Winners Continue to Post Excellent Yields During its recent corn yield contest, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) tabulated entries that far surpassed the national average corn yield, posting several impressive yields on the state level and setting an all-time high yield of 454 bushels per acre. The National Corn Yield Contest, in its [...]

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