Indiana Corn Farmers Applaud Finalization of Trans Pacific Partnership

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 6, 2015) — Indiana Corn Growers Association President Herb Ringel, a farmer from Wabash, released this statement Monday following a tentative agreement on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement. 
“We are encouraged that an agreement has been reached and are hopeful that the agreement has a positive impact for Indiana farmers. This agreement represents 40 percent of the world’s economy, and provides a great opportunity for Indiana agriculture. 
When the full text of the agreement is released, we will review it and ensure it provides fair and open trade that gives Indiana corn farmers greater access to markets to level the playing field around the globe.”
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Contact: Megan Kuhn, Indiana Corn Growers Association, 317-614-0377 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
The ICGA board, which works with the state and federal governments to develop and promote sound policies that benefit Indiana corn farmers, consists of 15 farmer-directors who provide leadership to the organization on behalf of the nearly 600 ICGA members statewide. For more information, visit 
This communications was NOT funded with Indiana corn checkoff dollars.