Dirk Rice, Past Chair
Dirk Rice is the past chair of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board. He is a fifth generation farmer from Philo in Champaign County. His family has always been early adopters of conservation practices and he currently farms planting strip-till corn and no-till beans. Some of his corn and almost all of his soybeans are planted into a cereal rye cover crop. All of his acres are enrolled in Precision Conservation Management and Field to Market.