Saturday, July 12, 2008

Checkoff News

Iowa corn growers vote to boost checkoff
Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) announced Thursday that the state's corn growers had overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to increase the state's corn checkoff from a half-penny to three-quarters-of-a-cent per bushel. Preliminary results show 73% voted in favor of the increase and 27% voted against it. Click here to read full story.