January 12 Webinar – New Texas A&M Study Has Farmers Raising Alarms about Nitrogen Tariff

Media Advisory from National Corn Growers Association
What: A new study released this week by researchers at Texas A&M University has corn growers raising concerns that pending tariffs on nitrogen fertilizers could create shortages and cause prices to increase even more for farmers. The study’s lead researcher, NCGA’s president and two other farmers will participate in an upcoming Zoom press call to talk about the study and its implications. The study was funded by 21 state corn grower organizations.
When: Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at 10 AM Central Time (U.S. and Canada)Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUkfu6hqT4vH9U_SK1fWbLXXBVI8LzTZl25After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. You must register to access the call.
Who: Joe Outlaw, PhD, Texas A&M Department of Agriculture and Economics; Chris Edgington, a corn farmer from St. Ansgar, Iowa, and president of NCGA; Jay Schutte, a multigenerational farmer from Audrain County, Missouri; and Dee Vaughan, a farmer from Dumas, Texas. 
Why: This call will allow the researcher to go over the latest research and provide opportunity for two farmers to share their concerns about pending tariffs on nitrogen fertilizers.
Contacts:Bryan Goodman 202-997-1606goodman@ncga.com
Colorado focus: The CCAC will be sending out a press release after the press conference on Wednesday which will include quotes from Colorado producers. We will have several producers available to talk to journalists in the afternoon on Wednesday.

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