There has been a lot of talk in the news lately about the Renewable Fuel Standard and RIN pricing. To learn more about this issue and how you can become involved, click here. The MCGA needs you to stand up for the RFS by contacting the White House.
The Michigan Corn Growers Association, along with other ag organizations across the state, is hosting a gubernatorial forum on March 19, 2018. The forum will give members a chance to meet the 2018 candidates for Michigan's governor, hear their positions on important issues and ask questions. Call the office at 517-668-2676 or click here for information and to register.
The Huron County Corn Growers Association (HCGA) board of directors has established a student scholarship. Applicants must be a high school senior and presently enrolled in FFA. Applicants must be applying to be a full-time student at a post-secondary ag-related educational institution in order to be eligible. All applications must be received by the Huron County Corn Growers Association 1398 Popple Rd. Bad Axe MI 48413 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday March 14th 2018. Click here to download the application.
The MCGA has partnered with the Detroit Pistons to offer our members up to 30% off ticket pricing for the 2017-2018 Pistons home games. To purchase tickets visit www.pistons.com/corn and enter the promotional code: CORN. This offer is available online or by phone only and cannot be redeemed at the Little Caesars Arena box office. For more information contact Mason Finch at 248-377-8708 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Corn Marketing Program of Michigan recently hired the ProExporter Network to complete a study examining the market outlook for Michigan corn farmers. Click here to view the highlights from the study.
If you missed the trade telephone town hall that took place on March 7, click here to listen to it.
Jonathan Coppess, from the University of Illinois, recently discussed the 2018 Farm Bill with the Michigan Corn Growers Association. Click here for a video of that discussion.
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