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Corn refiners play an important part in American agribusiness. Corn refining is today's leading example of value added agriculture.

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Many of the products that consumers enjoy daily are made from corn.

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Conferences and events of interest to the corn refining industry.

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Resources include CRA’s newly released 2016 Corn Annual, industry white papers, and other information.

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Current Issues

#Cornplastics used in desposable plates & utensils are #renewable and just as strong as plastics made from petroleu…

Polylactic acid (PLA), a resin made from #corn, is used to make #biodegradable bags and food containers #EarthWeek

.@ADMupdates bioenergy #CCS project could show the tech can be scaled: from 1M to 5M tons of CO2.

Press Releases

CEO John Bode Urges U.S. Senate to Promptly Approve Governor Perdue Nomination

March 30, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – Corn Refiners Association President and CEO John Bode issued the following statement today after the Senate Agriculture Committee approved Governor Sonny Perdue’s nomination to the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture.


Trump trade team looking out for America's farmers. Op-Ed by John Bode

Trump Trade Team Looking Out For America’s Farmers BY JOHN BODE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – 03/21/17 04:40 PM EDT   “I’m going to rip up those trade deals,” Donald Trump said as a presidential candidate last March.

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CRA Trade Statement on National Ag Day Proclamation

March 21,2017 The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) today praised the White House for its statement on trade, made within the President’s proclamation on National Agriculture Day.

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Ag Groups Conduct ‘Substantive, Productive’ Meeting with Trump Administration on Trade

March 15, 2017 Washington, D.C. – Executive staff leaders from 11 major U.S. agricultural and agribusiness organizations commended the Trump administration for engaging in a substantive and productive meeting today focused on the importance of continued growth of food and agriculture exports.


200 Organizations Remind President of Rural Infrastructure Needs

February 28, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In advance of his first speech to a joint session of Congress, more than 200 organizations remind President Donald J.

About Us

Based in Washington, D.C., the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining (wet milling) industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913.

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