Corn Comments 9.12 – The Power of a Penny

Corn Comments Podcast with Jim Woster.

Producer checkoff dollars are making a difference in both corn research and promotion. Ag research has encompassed biotechnology, crop nutrient management, increased crop production, the development of dried distillers grain, pest studies and much more. This research has made a difference as yields continue to grow and value added uses also continue to be established.

Those checkoff dollars also support groups like the United States Grains Council and the United States Meat and Export Federation as exports play an increasing vital role in today’s grain markets.

The checkoff dollars are also telling the farmer’s story through educational campaigns such as the Kernels of Truth and the True Environmentalists.

The one-cent checkoff  is making a huge difference. It’s just as simple as that.

 

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