Corn Refiners Association -

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

Thank a farmer today on #NationalFarmersDay. They've probably fed you... #DYK the avg American #farmer grows enough…

99% of farms are family-owned, and account for 89% of agriculture production. 🌽 #NationalFarmersDay

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Surface Transportation Board Statement of Interest Regarding CSX Transportation Inc.'s Rail Service Issues

October 10, 2017 Surface Transportation Board Attn: Docket No. EP 742 395 E Street, S.W. Washington, DC 20423-0001 EP 742 – Public Listening Session Regarding CSX Transportation Inc.’s Rail Service Issues To the Honorable Members of the Surface Transportation Board: STATEMENT OF INTEREST: The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States.

CRA statement on Senate confirmation of Censky and McKinney

Report: Cook County retailers continue to see beverage sales decline because of the beverage tax. #CanTheTax

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CRA Statement on Senate Confirmation of Censky and McKinney

October 4, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC- Last night, the Senate confirmed Stephen Censky to the position of USDA deputy secretary and Ted McKinney to undersecretary for trade and foreign agricultural affairs.

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Corn Refiners Association Welcomes New Food Policy Director

September 25, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is pleased to announce that Allison Cooke has joined its staff as Director of Food Policy. 

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CRA Statement on Objectives to Renegotiate NAFTA

July 17, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC– Today, in reaction to the objectives posted by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),

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CRA Statement on Final Sugar Suspension Agreements

July 3, 2017 Washington, DC – Today the U.S. Commerce Department announced the finalized Sugar Suspension Agreements between the United States and Mexico.  John Bode, President and CEO of the Corn Refiners Association,

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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