Legislation & Regulation

RFS OFFERS SUBSTANTIAL BENEFITS TO U.S. ECONOMY

Lindsay Mitchell

August 29th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

A new economic modeling study that will soon be published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics finds that the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) has substantially benefited the U.S....

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TALK TO YOUR CONGRESSMAN

Lindsay Mitchell

August 18th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Public Outreach |  Legislation & Regulation

Have you made an appointment with your Congressman yet? It’s the middle of the August in-district work session for all elected officials.  This is the time when they come back to their district,...

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12TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RENEWABLE FUEL STANDARD

Tricia Braid

August 8th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Illinois Corn Growers Association joins others in celebrating 12 years of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Our leaders were engaged in the process and excited when the President of the United States,...

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IL CORN LEADERS SPEAK WITH USDA SECRETARY PERDUE

Tricia Braid

August 7th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Four Illinois Corn Growers Association leaders met with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today as he made visits as part of his RV Tour of the Midwest. The five-state RV tour...

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SENATOR DUCKWORTH LOCKS THROUGH ROCK ISLAND #15

Tricia Braid

August 4th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) studied the condition of Locks and Dam #15 at Rock Island on the Mississippi River while aboard an educational barge tour sponsored by the Illinois Corn Growers...

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HOW THE LOSS OF TPP JUST HIT HOME ON YOUR CORN FARM

Tricia Braid

August 2nd, 2017  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

Trade matters. It’s easy to forget about the important role that export markets play in building corn prices, of course, because most of you never see your corn again once you take it to the...

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SWEETENER TAX MOVES FORWARD IN COOK COUNTY

Tricia Braid

August 1st, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

On July 28, 2017, the Circuit Court of Cook County dismissed the Illinois Retail Merchants Association lawsuit against Cook County regarding the Sweetened Beverage Tax and dissolved the Temporary...

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