ICGA STATEMENT ON ACREAGE ESTIMATE UPDATES

August 12th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Illinois Corn Growers Association Executive Director Rodney Weinzierl issued the following statement after USDA's release of their acreage estimate updates today :   “IL Corn does not have an...

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ON THE HILL FOR HOLC

July 16th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Increased ethanol market demand will help farmers weather the poor ag economy.  That's why one of IL Corn’s 2019 legislative priorities is to: Support multiple pathways that improve market access...

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ILLINOIS CORN FARMERS PARTNER WITH NASA AND UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS TO ADDRESS FOOD SECURITY

June 27th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Farmers, by their nature, want to raise enough food for everyone. That makes food security, ensuring all people have access to sufficient food every day, important to Illinois corn farmers....

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ICGA STATEMENT ON MEXICO'S RATIFICATION OF USMCA

June 20th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Exports

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz, a farmer from Elmwood, Ill., issued the following statement after Mexico’s Senate ratified the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

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STATEMENT ON YEAR-ROUND E15 ANNOUNCEMENT

May 31st, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz, a farmer from Elmwood, Ill., issued the following statement after EPA has finalized the rule granting the Reid Vapor Pressure (RVP) waiver...

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STATEMENT ON ADDITIONAL TRADE AID FOR FARMERS

May 23rd, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz, a farmer from Elmwood, Ill., issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s plans to make available a second...

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ICGA STATEMENT ON E15 PROPOSED RULE

March 14th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz made the following statement from Capitol Hill while participating in the organization’s legislative fly-in upon hearing that the...

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ICGA WELCOMES KATE DANNER TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

March 8th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Kate Danner, a farmer in Aledo IL, joined the Illinois Corn Growers Association board in 2017.  As an “at large” director that represents every farmer in Illinois, she’s particularly interested...

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ICGA COMMENTS ON USMCA, E15 RULEMAKING

March 1st, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA SUPPORTS USMCA RATIFICATION   Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz, a farmer from Elmwood, Ill., issued the following statement regarding the Association’s support for the...

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WANT TO GET PLUGGED IN?  JOIN US!

February 27th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Farmers tell us that the number one reason they belong to our association is that it’s the right thing to do.  The second most popular reason they belong to our association is for representation...

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ILLINOIS’ HOMEGROWN CORN PROVIDES SUSTAINABILITY FOR GENERATIONS

February 22nd, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Public Outreach

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Thanks to the diligence and hard work of Illinois corn farmers, Illinois corn remains the state’s leading agricultural product. The impacts of homegrown corn stretch far and...

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CHECK OUT IL CORN’S FFA JACKET FEATURE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

February 19th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Public Outreach

If you’re a current FFA member, FFA alum, or just a supporter of what the FFA program in Illinois does for our youth, you’ll want to check out the FFA Jacket feature IL Corn is running on our...

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CELEBRATING OUR PRESIDENT: TED MOTTAZ

February 18th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Ted Mottaz of Elmwood became the Illinois Corn Growers Association President in November of 2018, and he’s been working to lead the organization and accomplish our priorities ever...

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ICGA ANNOUNCES 2019 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

January 18th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

The Illinois Corn Growers Association excitedly looks forward to pursuing the following federal legislative goals in 2019:   Support ratification of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA)...

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678 LEADERS STAND READY FOR CALLS TO ACTION

January 11th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Since the Illinois Corn Growers Association launched their new advocate system, 678 leaders have signed up, ready to engage in calls to action that will impact the future of family farming in...

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CROP INSURANCE IMPROVEMENTS FOR IL FARMERS

January 9th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

  The Illinois Corn Growers Association worked diligently over several years to bring Illinois farmers a new crop insurance endorsement that will allow land from two counties to be combined...

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IL CORN MOURNS THE LOSS OF RECENT DIRECTOR: RICHARD GATES

January 8th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Richard W. Gates, former Illinois Corn Growers Association Director of District 15 from Carmi, passed away on January 5 at the age of 75.    Gates was a valued member of the ICGA Board of...

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FANDEL HONORED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

January 7th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Best Management Practices

Bloomington, IL – Pete Fandel, a farmer and teacher at Illinois Central College, was honored at the Illinois Corn Growers Association Annual Meeting on November 20, 2018 for his contributions to...

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RODNEY WEINZIERL RECOGNIZED FOR 30 YEARS OF SERVICE

January 3rd, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

Exports are driven not just by supply and demand, but by relationships and communications, according to Rodney Weinzierl, executive director of Illinois Corn. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC)...

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NCGA ANNOUNCES 2018 YIELD CONTEST WINNERS

January 2nd, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

With improved seed varieties, advanced production techniques and innovative growing practices, corn growers achieved impressive yields despite weather-related adversity in the National Corn...

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