IDOA “FALL COVERS FOR SPRING SAVINGS” CROP INCENTIVE PROGRAM RETURNS

Illinois Department of Ag

November 30th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation

Applications Accepted Starting December 15 with New Opportunity for Pre-Enrollment   Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is implementing its fifth year of the Fall Covers for Spring...

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Q&A: Farmers thoughts on CCS

November 29th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

This fall, IL Corn teamed up with Illinois ethanol plants to host informational sessions highlighting the connection between carbon and corn production.      Lauren Lurkins, an environmental law...

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ICGA Honors Clemmons for Contributions to Agriculture Industry

Lindsay Mitchell

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

The IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) thanks Rich Clemmons for over four decades of work representing agriculture in Illinois policy. Clemmons announced his retirement after supporting ICGA as a...

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ICGA Recognizes Upton for Environmental Work

Lindsay Mitchell

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

The IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) recognized Ralph Upton, Jr “Junior” for his commitment to on-farm conservation during their annual meeting on November 21 at the Asmark AgriCenter in...

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ICGA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS, BOARD MEMBERS

Lindsay Mitchell

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Dave Rylander, a farmer from Victoria, IL, has been elected president of the IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for 2023-2024 at their re-organizational meeting, which was held today immediately...

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IL Corn Celebrates Dr. Gary Schnitkey’s One Thousand Published FarmDoc Articles

Lindsay Mitchell

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Dr. Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Professor in Agricultural and Consumer Economics, authored his one-thousandth article on FarmDoc Daily last month, a website created by the University of...

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Kay Shipman: Media Award Recipient

Lindsay Mitchell

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Public Outreach

The IL Corn Growers Association’s 2023 Excellence in Media Award was given to Kay Shipman, formerly a writer for Illinois Farm Bureau’s FarmWeek, at the ICGA Annual Meeting today in Bloomington....

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ICGA Celebrates Martin Barbre’s Service to Illinois Corn Farmers

Lindsay Mitchell

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Martin Barbre of Carmi, IL is the recipient of the IL Corn Growers Association’s (ICGA) top award, The World of Corn. ICGA leaders honored Martin for his service to Illinois corn farmers at the...

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Stewart Receives Randy Stauffer Stewardship Award from PCM

Rosalie Trump

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Jean Stewart received the Randy Stauffer Stewardship Award from the IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at their annual meeting on November 21, recognizing his farm conservation work through the...

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Illinois Corn Farmers Recognize Illinois Senator Joyce

Lindsay Mitchell

November 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Illinois State Senator Patrick Joyce received the ethanol award from the IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at the group’s annual meeting on November 21, 2023, in Bloomington.   Senator Joyce...

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IL Corn Growers Association Annual Report Released

Tara Desmond

November 17th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

In their commitment to represent and advocate for farmers, IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) emphasizes its role as a dedicated presence at the table, ensuring that farmers' interests are...

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2018 Farm Bill Extension Good, Permanent Bill in 2024 Desired

Lindsay Mitchell

November 16th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

The IL Corn Growers Association sent a letter this week to Illinois’s five members on the House Agriculture Committee urging lawmakers to pass a one-year extension to the farm bill. The House and...

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IL Corn Celebrates Rich Clemmons’s Contributions to Agriculture

Haley Bickelhaupt

November 16th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Rich Clemmons spent the beginning and end of his career cleaning up messes.     A job as a night janitor for the Illinois Agricultural Association led to decades of work as a lobbyist...

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As House Elects New Speaker, Corn Growers Look to Quickly Pass Farm Bill

Brooke S. Appleton

November 9th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

The House of Representatives has a new speaker, a development with potentially large implications for growers and advocates who have been eager for Congress to reauthorize the farm bill,...

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Airlines Show Support for Ethanol Industry

November 9th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Airlines Show Support for Ethanol Industry The IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) commends the airline industry for their support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne GREET model...

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ICGA applauds DOC for lowering fertilizer duties

November 7th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

IL Corn joins the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) in applauding the U.S. Department of Commerce for its assistance in lowering future fertilizer prices for farmers.   Last week, the...

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IL Corn Scholarships Open

Tara Desmond

November 2nd, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is excited to announce the 2nd annual scholarship program for students choosing to pursue a degree in the agriculture field.  The submission period for the...

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