FARM BUSINESS NEWS
NCGA Chief Retiring
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 8, 2014 08:16 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Rick Tolman, retiring chief executive officer of the National Corn Growers Association, has dealt with some serious issues in his 14 years at the helm of one of the nation's most influential farm groups. He's addressed the ethanol blend wall, public campaigns against genetically engineered crops, trade barriers and the ongoing debate over food versus fuel, to name a few.

In the midst of all the seriousness, though, Tolman has maintained a sense of humor.

In one presentation from 2007, Tolman illustrated the market challenges ethanol faced by showing a photo of a dog sitting on a ...

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