Producer checkoff dollars are making a difference in both corn research and promotion. Ag research has encompassed biotechnology, crop nutrient management, increased crop production, the development of dried distillers grain, pest studies and much more. This research has made a difference as yields continue to grow and value added uses also continue to be established.
The checkoff dollars are also telling the farmer’s story through educational campaigns such as the Kernels of Truth and the True Environmentalists.
The one-cent checkoff is making a huge difference. It’s just as simple as that.