Looking Back at 2021

Tara Desmond

December 29th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

If you describe 2021 in two words, what would it be? Captain Resilient? Magical Dumblecorn? It's been a long year and at IL Corn we're sharing some stories from each month last year that you may...

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Illinois Farmers Engaging In State-Specific Efforts, Action, Progress In Reducing Nutrient Loss

Lindsay Mitchell

December 22nd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

              Illinois’ agriculture community continues to focus efforts & investments on conservation   Illinois family farmers are working to preserve the soil and water on their...

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Welcome New Precision Conservation Management Specialist, Frank Rademacher

Tara Desmond

December 21st, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Precision Conservation Management

Welcome Frank Rademacher our newest team member Frank is the newest edition to the PCM team and heard about the position because he himself has been a part of PCM for several years and seen,...

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Reading about Corn

Tara Desmond

December 16th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

Illinois Ag in the Classroom offers an abundance of resources for teachers to help aid them with activities and lessons on agriculture designed to enhance the K-12 experience.  They have an...

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ICGA Responds to the U.S. EPA Proposed Blending Volumes

Lindsay Mitchell

December 9th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Conservation |  Legislation & Regulation

On December 7, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a biofuel blending volumes proposal, calling for an increase in the  biofuel blending requirement for 2022 of 22.77 billion...

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10 Gift Ideas from IL Corn

Tara Desmond & Lindsay Mitchell

December 9th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology

Are you doing some last minute shopping but want to support your local corn farmer?  IL Corn has put together a list of 10 ways you can do that.     Hey Dude Shoes Hey Dudes...

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A Look at the Ins & Outs of Washington in 2021

Brooke Appleton

December 8th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Public Outreach |  Legislation & Regulation

This has been an incredibly busy year in the nation’s capital. We swore in a new president, welcomed new cabinet members and worked with policymakers, both old and new, as they’ve considered some...

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RSVP for next week listening sessions

Tara Desmond

December 8th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Public Outreach |  Conservation |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy |  Precision Conservation Management

  The Illinois Corn Growers Association will hold in-person listening sessions throughout the state to help prepare for the 2023 Farm Bill.  As a grassroots organization, we value farmer input...

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Free Webinar 12/10 on Impacts of Weather on Your Farm

Tara Desmond

December 7th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Eric Snodgrass is a Science Fellow and Principal Atmospheric Scientist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, where he develops predictive, analytical software solutions to manage weather risk for global...

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