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  1. Craig Floss CEO Iowa Corn Growers Association and Iowa Corn Promotion Board

  2. Iowa Corn Mission Creating Opportunities for Long-term Iowa Corn Grower Profitability

  3. Iowa Corn market graph

  4. U.S Corn Usage

  5. Iowa Corn Crop Projections

  6. Corn Industry Collaboration. Build stronger collaborative relationships with Iowa Corn’s traditional partners • Grow the markets for corn, corn co-products, and meat in foreign countries – especially those with a rapidly growing middle class. • Support the livestock and poultry industries in their legislative and regulatory efforts as appropriate. • Maintain and build demand for the livestock industry with continued relationships with pork, beef, dairy and poultry. • Promote corn-fed pork, beef, eggs and dairy to consumers Iowa Corn Goals related to Livestock

  7. Iowa Corn Livestock Support • Iowa Corn Research -- studies in the poultry, dairy, and beef industries for inclusion of DDGs and impact on carcass quality. • Industry Collaboration • USMEF • CSIF • Commodity Group Industry Meetings

  8. DDGS -- adding value to every kernel • USDA reports that a metric ton of DDGS can replace on average 1.22 metric tons of feed consisting of corn and soybean meal • DDGS represents nearly 40% of the corn used in ethanol production process for a given crop year

  9. Grow the corn-ethanol market to 20 billion gallons by 2015 while providing corn and co-products to the livestock industry. • Collaborate with other groups with similar interest to develop and support a comprehensive US energy policy that promotes energy security. The biofuels portion of the plan should include: • 100% flex fuel fleet • Higher biofuel blends • Defending and expanding the RFS • Ethanol infrastructure • Grow the demand for corn, corn co-products and meat in foreign countries especially those countries with an expanding middle class Overall Iowa Corn goals related to Ethanol

  10. Iowa Corn Ethanol Programs • American Ethanol partnership with NASCAR, Growth Energy and NCGA • Iowa Corn Indy 250 • Iowa Speedway on track “Powered by Iowa Corn Ethanol” • Iowa Corn CyHawk Series

  11. Ethanol Education & Promotion • Pump Promotions • Surveys (consumers, members) • Dealership Training • FFV direct mail with coupons • Billboard campaign • FFV give-aways (Iowa Corn Fed Tour, Iowa Corn Gameday, Iowa Corn CyHawk Series) • Biofuels Mobile Education Center partnership • BYO Ethanol national campaign

  12. Synergies of Iowa Corn Markets

  13. Synergies of Iowa Corn markets • Iowa Corn farmers continue to grow corn to meet the demands of all markets while providing: • Food • Feed • Fuel • Exports

  14. Thank you! IowaCorn.org