Ohio Corn & Wheat Updates
Check out the latest news from our organization.
Scholarship Application Period is Open
Ohio Corn & Wheat is pleased to announce the application period is open for students to apply for the 2020 Ohio Corn & Wheat Scholarship. The scholarship program encourages undergraduate students at Ohio colleges and universities to pursue degrees in one of the many academic fields that support the future of the agricultural industry. Applications are due before January 8, 2020.
OCWGA Issues Statement on RFS Rule Adoption
Today’s announcement on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) highlights our skepticism that the administration will keep its promise to America’s corn farmers. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has neglected to account for millions of gallons of waived ethanol blending which has hurt the bottom line for Ohio’s corn producers. Further, by continuing down this harmful path, the agency has abandoned its core mission to protect human health and the environment.
OCWGA Statement on House Passage of USMCA
The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association welcomes today’s news that the U.S. House of Representatives has voted overwhelmingly, and in a bi-partisan manner, to support Ohio’s grain farmers and pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Survey Finds Majority Support Ethanol
A recent poll found a sizable majority of Ohio voters believe President Trump should do more to support farmers with overall survey responses underscoring Ohio voters’ strong support for the Renewable Fuels Standard and the use of renewable fuels.
OCW Collegiate Policy Applications Now Available
We are currently accepting applications for the 2020 OCW Collegiate Policy Academy! The Academy provides the opportunity to experience the national legislative efforts of agriculturalists and network with state staff members and other growers.