The Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB), works to develop and defend markets, fund research, and provide education about corn and corn products. The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is a membership organization lobbying on agricultural issues on behalf of its 7,000 members. Both organizations work on the joint mission to create opportunities for long-term Iowa corn grower profitability.
The Iowa Corn Growers Association brings growers together to proactively manage issues that advance the Iowa corn industry. The ICGA's lobbying and legislative efforts are financed through membership dollars. They target everyday issues that directly affect the corn growers livelihood.
The association and its elected board of directors from each crop reporting district, represent nearly 7,000 members and work to build relationships with business and industry. Through all these efforts, the ICGA is advancing the Iowa corn industry by providing corn growers with a voice in Iowa, Washington, D.C., and around the world.
The 12-member board is elected by peers with two industry liaisons to lead the association on policy and regulations set by the members.
Who We Are: The 12-member board is elected by peers with two industry liaisons to lead the association on policy and regulations set by the members.
What We Do: Serves as the collective voice for Iowa corn farmers, lobbying on agricultural issues at the state and federal level. A membership organization lobbying to protect the rights of more than 8,000 corn farmer members.
ICGA State/Federal Legislative Priorities Include:
- Farm Bill
- Value-added Agriculture