Becoming a member of the Georgia Corn Grower Association automatically makes you a member of the National Corn Growers Association where you can enjoy many different benefits in addition to being a member of two great associations. This gives you a collective powerful voice to support one of the commodities important to you, your family, and the community.
As a member of the National Corn Growers Association, your dollars go to:
• Make your voice heard in Washington and your state capital via NCGA’s and your state association’s staff and lobbyists representing your needs on a daily basis;
• Keep you up to date with vital information affecting your operation and community via NCGA newsletters, updates and other communications;
• Support efforts to open new markets and maintain existing ones via NCGA’s market development programs;
• Help consumers across the country understand and appreciate the importance of modern agriculture and protect your freedom to operate; and,
• Support vital sustainability and production research.
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NCGA AG WEATHER ADVISOR PROGRAM
The NCGA Ag Weather Advisor Program complements farmers’ other favorite sources of weather information by providing information not easily available elsewhere: insights on how much rain to expect, days in advance; video briefings on precipitation and temperature trends for the up-coming week; and pre- and post-event analysis of weather events.
Members receive discounts of 10-50% on hotel rooms across the country and around the world. Book through our exclusive website for the best worldwide inventory of hotels, room availability and rate-type options.
Get significant discounts on office supplies from the nation’s largest office supplier. Get special pricing on hundreds of office essentials with discounts averaging 25% off retail. Special low pricing on copy paper. Take advantage of the same pricing available to some of the country’s largest corporations with free shipping and no small order or delivery fees.
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NCGA participates in Ford’s X-Plan vehicle pricing plan. With a unique NCGA partner code, members can access a special website that gives them a reduced price on dozens of Ford and Lincoln vehicles.
Members receive a 5% discount off rental fees at Enterprise neighborhood offices and 10% off rentals from their airport locations.
BASS PRO SHOPS/CABELA’S
Receive a 12% discount on the purchase of Bass Pro Shops/Cabela’s gift cards, giving members access to an unbeatable selection of fishing equipment, hunting apparel, outdoor gear, footwear, luggage, camping products, gadgets and more. Cards may be used online or in one of their retail locations.
NATIONAL CORN YIELD CONTEST
The premier event of every corn growing season since 1965, the National Corn Yield Contest (NCYC) offers entrants a chance to explore new ideas and production techniques, while gleaning knowledge to enhance future yield potential. Winners receive national recognition, cash trips or other awards from participating sponsors.
NCGA has several scholarship opportunities for members and their children. Sponsored by BASF Corporation, the NCGA Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship Program annually awards five (5) $1,500 one-year scholarships to qualified second-year undergraduate students (or later) enrolled in any degree field at an accredited college or university. In fall 2019, NCGA will begin to offer two new scholarships: five (5) $1,000 scholarships for technical school students and one (1) $2,500 scholarship for a graduate student.
The premier convention for the U.S. corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum industries providing growers a full regimen of educational sessions and social events, plus a world-class trade show. National Corn Growers Association members save $100 over the non-member full package registration. For more information about Commodity Classic visit www.commodityclassic.com.
RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS – EARN CASH AND PRIZES
Introduce your friends and neighbors to the benefits of membership. When you sign them up, you build member strength and we reward your efforts.
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