Posted on 14 August 2014.
Here is an infographic illustrating the August crop estimate for Kansas corn.
Posted on 13 August 2014.
The Kansas Corn Commission and Kansas Corn Growers Association will meet August 20-22 at the Drury Plaza Hotel, 400 West Douglas in Wichita. The meeting will begin at noon on August 20. The Commission will hear cooperator funding presentations on Thursday, August 21 and the group will tour the Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project at [...]
Posted on 11 August 2014.
Tall corn could certainly be found at the Rossville Tall Corn Festival in Rossville, Kansas Friday night. Casey Perkins, Topeka, won the Tall Corn Contest with a garden-grown stalk that measured 18 feet, two inches. Perkins also won in 2013 and 2012. Jacob Gentry of Rossville won the youth division with a stalk grown on [...]
Posted on 29 July 2014.
Joint News Release Kansas Corn Growers Association - Kansas Farm Bureau - Kansas Association of Ethanol Processors - Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association July 29, 2014 Representative Tim Huelskamp remains a cosponsor of a bill that calls for the repeal of the Renewable Fuels Standard, a key program that gives ethanol producers access to sell their product [...]
Posted on 17 June 2014.
June 17, 2014–Groups belonging to the Kansas Agricultural Alliance (KAA) are calling on the state’s congressional delegation, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt to join forces against a federal proposal that would place additional burdens on farmers, ranchers and rural businesses. The proposed waters of the U.S. rule, according to KAA [...]
Posted on 02 June 2014.
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 [...]
Posted on 01 May 2014.
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 [...]
Posted on 09 April 2014.
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 [...]
Posted on 08 April 2014.
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 [...]
Posted on 24 February 2014.
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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