CornsTalk is a newsletter produced by the Nebraska Corn board that covers important subjects and provides regular updates on various programs of interest to consumers, corn growers and others.
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|Spring 2013 – Omaha and Lincoln Business Leaders speak out about the Urban Connections with Agriculture. Corn Chips of a Different Flavor are highlighted. Did you know that planting corn in Nebraska is a $2.8 Billion Investment and are Are You Cool to Flex Fuel?|
|Fall 2012 – Drought turns a promising year upside down – and what is the drought’s impact on food prices? Do higher corn prices mean food prices will skyrocket? Find out! Plus: What do you know about the RFS? Or RINs? And the farm bill — a bill that’s really all about food, energy, trade, research, conservation and jobs!
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|Summer 2012 – How can Innovation Campus impact rural Nebraska and corn farmers? Find out in this edition CornsTalk! You’ll also find details on water use, corn “chips”, breaking the biofuels blend wall, livestock producers moving forward the right way and what a $2.8 billion investment by family corn farmers becomes. Plus: Joan’s beef, cars that get 55 miles per gallon, three kinds of corn and more!|
|November 2011 – This newly designed CornsTalk includes a number of facts and figures on Nebraska’s corn industry and agriculture as a whole. It includes information on ethanol and livestock and how those two sectors work together, as well as flex fuel vehicles and the incredible ability of Nebraska corn farmers to grow more with less.|
|May 2011 – A new season of NASCAR is powered by E15 and American Ethanol. What made NASCAR an attractive option to promote ethanol? American Ethanol sponsors Clint Bowyer and Kenny Wallace. Nebraska Corn Board supports ‘Become A FAN’, which takes messages and personal stories to consumers. Plus regular columns and other information.|
|February 2011 – Grain entrapment numbers are on the rise (bin safety); CommonGround helps women have farming, food conversations with others; assessment a component of IRM plan (Respect the Refuge). Plus regular columns and other information.|
|November 2010 – The path to profitability is paved with good intentions – and riddled with potholes and detours. VEETC, trade, excessive regulations, CARB and more are covered.|
|May 2010 – Focuses on water use, water research and more.
February 2010- Focuses on the corn checkoff being created by farmers for farmers.
November 2009- Focuses on greenhouse gas regulations, carbon, indirect land use and more.
Spring 2009- Provides an in-depth look at what’s happening in Brazil and Argentina based on a study tour of the region.
Winter 2009- Takes a look at the challenges ahead, from ethanol to livestock production
Fall 2008- Your Corn Checkoff: Charting the right course (annual report)Summer 2008 – Charging ahead with the truth on food and fuelWinter 2007-08 – A matter of perspective: Water use with corn and ethanolFall 2007 – Rising numbers fuel Nebraska’s economy (ethanol and rural development)Summer 2007 – Your corn checkoff investment: Building blocks for successSpring 2007 – Corn in the crosshairs: Corn’s role in America’s energy futureWinter 2007 – Striking a balance: Corn prices, ethanol and traditional corn customers