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Focus on the Future

In today’s fast-paced world where change is the norm, corn growers must come together and focus on the future of the industry. The Kansas Corn Growers Association (KCGA) provides full-time industry representation on issues, representing growers on issues like ethanol, farm programs, crop insurance, water quantity/quality and trade policy. We fight regulatory overreach and work to protect grower access to biotechnology and crop protection tools like atrazine.

Benefits of KCGA Membership

Market Access

The bin-busting harvests of 2017 and 2016 emphasize the importance of market access for corn and corn products. The KCGA works for corn growers by actively pursuing legislative and regulatory issues in Topeka and Washington DC to protect and increase domestic and foreign market access for corn and corn products, like meat, ethanol and DDGS.

Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy for Farmers

The KCGA brings farmers together to connect with legislators, agencies, state and national leadership to effect change. The association also fights against regulatory overreach that infringes on your right to farm.

KCGA is proactively working with National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) to represent growers  on the next farm bill, working to keep a strong crop insurance program, a strong safety net and funding for the vital export development programs MAP and FMD.

KCGA is a leader in representing growers in EPA’s continuing registration review of  atrazine. In 2016, we led the fight against EPA’s draft ecological risk assessment that would essentially eliminate the use of atrazine. The review continues and we are awaiting more draft risk assessments from EPA. No matter how long it takes, KCGA will be there with the Triazine Network to represent growers insisting that EPA to use credible science in the atrazine registration review.

Opportunities to Engage

The KCGA has created new programs that help farmers become more involved in the association. As a member, you decide how you want to be involved and our team will work to get you engaged in Kansas Corn.

  • KCGA hosts grower meetings in districts across the state. Watch for announcements of our 2018 meetings.
  • Learn how to apply for the Kansas Corn Corps young farmer program. The program is designed to help provide young farmers with business development assistance and create a network of fellow young farmers.

Have a United Voice for Corn

When we come together as Kansas Corn, we create a network that works toward change and moves the industry forward. Your membership in KCGA also makes you a member in the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA). Together, we are stronger!

Free Seed

New three-year members receive a free bag of corn seed from participating seed companies who see the value in the KCGA, which more than pays for your membership. Renewing three-year members get a free bag of corn seed with the purchase of a bag from one of our seed sponsors.

AgriGold Hybrids
AgVenture of Eastern KS
B&H Genetics
Dyna-Gro Seed
Hefty Seed
LG Seeds
Mycogen Seeds
NK Seeds
NuTech Seed
Pioneer Seed
Producers Hybrids
Renk Seed
Taylor Seed

 

Hortau Soil Moisture Management System Discount

KCGA partners with Hortau Simplified Irrigation to offer their soil moisture management system at a discount. Hortau’s irrigation management field stations and easy-to-use mobile applications report to growers how crops are faring in real time – before stresses such as drought or lack of aeration can have a negative impact.

This proprietary, plant-centric approach measures crop stress using patented soil-tension probes and state of the art telemetry, ensuring optimal growth, while assisting in the reduction of water and energy consumption.

For more information on Hortau’s platform and discounted KCGA member pricing for Kansas farmers, contact Jason Cogan at (620) 640-0243, or visit Hortau’s website http://hortau.com/.

Discounts on TerrAvion aerial imaging services

KCGA grower members receive a 20% discount on either the irrigated (15 flight) or dryland (8 flight) service from TerrAvion.

For more information on the offer, and to ensure it is available in your county, Contact John West, 785-512-0817 or johnwest@terravion.com

Benefits Through NCGA

Follow this link for a list of NCGA member benefits from discounts at retailers like  Ford Motor Company X-Plan pricing, discounts at Cabela’s Office Depot and Enterprise rental car discounts. Members can also receive a free weather service from NCGA-Merschmann Seeds Ag Weather Advisor, Corn Yield Contest entries and discounts at Commodity Classic.

KCGA Membership

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Three-year Membership for $110

New three-year members are eligible to receive one free bag of seed from participating seed companies. Three-year renewing members are also eligible to receive one free bag of seed with the purchase of at least one bag of seed.

One-year Membership for $50

Student Membership for $25

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Join KCGA or Renew Your Membership

To join KCGA or renew your membership, please download and complete the form. As instructed on the form, return the completed form and payment to the below address. Once we have processed your membership and payment, three-year members will receive a certificate to redeem at the seed company you selected on the form. If you prefer to join or renew online, you may use the NCGA portal, and we will send you a seed form.

 

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2018 Seed Program Sponsors

AgriGold Hybrids
AgVenture of Eastern KS
B&H Genetics
Dyna-Gro Seed
Hefty Seed
LG Seeds
Mycogen Seeds
NK Seeds
NuTech Seed
Pioneer Seed
Producers Hybrids
Renk Seed
Taylor Seed

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