Officers of the National Corn Growers Association spent time with media, farmers, industry partners and academics during the 2016 Farm Progress Show this week to share the organization’s key priorities and messages.
The clear intent of our effort is to communicate the economic challenges farmers are facing and leverage NCGA’s position as a thought leader to raise awareness and drive solutions,” said Wesley Spurlock, NCGA’s incoming president. “We are working on everything from developing new fuel infrastructure for greater consumer access to ethanol, to trade issues, to combating regulatory barriers, and virtually all of our issues come back to the same thing…demand. The quickest and best way to address the looming economic crisis is increasing demand and grinding corn.”
We talked with both Spurlock and NCGA incoming First Vice President Kevin Skunes about these issues and others in this interview: [wpaudio url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/zimmcomm/fps16-ncga.mp3″ text=”Interview with NCGA Officers Wesley Spurlock and Kevin Skunes”]