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National Corn Growers Association Releasing Sustainability Goals and Report

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 09:20:02 CDT

The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) will roll out U.S. Corn Sustainability Goals and the first U.S. Corn Sustainability Report. Corn farmers have made great strides in improving their sustainability for more than a century. Setting goals for further, continuous sustainability progress is the next phase of this storied history.


When: Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:30 AM CDT/8:30 AM EDT
Where: Media Only - Please register in advance for this meeting: https://ncga.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsd-yorDouHNU9gmsjqB0Gj_

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Who: NCGA President and Ohio farmer John Linder; NCGA Board Member and Nebraska farmer Deb Gangwish; NCGA Action Team Member and Ohio farmer Patty Mann.
Why: Corn farmers are dedicated to continuous improvement in how they manage resources. Recognizing the important role corn farmers play in environmental sustainability, NCGA has set five national environmental efficiency goals to further enhance sustainable corn production
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NCGA’s Sustainability Commitment Statement: U.S. Corn farmers are committed to continuous improvement in the production of corn, a versatile crop providing abundant high-quality food, feed, renewable energy, biobased products, and ecosystem services. As stewards of the land, we understand the responsibility we have for creating a more environmentally and economically sustainable world for future generations with transparency and through continued advances and efficiencies in land, water and energy use.

 

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