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IL CORN FARMER ELECTED TO NATIONAL CORN BOARD

July 21st, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

IL Corn is proud to share the news that past Illinois Corn Growers Association President and former Illinois Corn Marketing Board Chairman Kenneth Hartman, Jr., of Waterloo, has been elected by...

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NEW COW-CALF BARN ALLOWS YOUNG FARMER TO EXPAND COW HERD

July 19th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock

(Carthage, IL) – Ashton Gronewold knew that getting started in farming would not be easy, but he was determined to make it work. After receiving a degree in Engineering and working away from the...

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FUEL ETHANOL: THE FUTURE OF CLEAN OCTANE, TODAY

July 6th, 2017  |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Additional Research

Have questions about ethanol? Start here!   The following research was compiled by the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the U.S. Grains Council. Whether you have no idea what fuel ethanol is...

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CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD

June 16th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

SPRINGFIELD, IL -- The Illinois Department of Agriculture has released the names of the candidates slated for three commodity board elections, which are scheduled for July 6.  Producers are...

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IL CORN INTERNS WORKING SUMMER PROJECTS

June 15th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

IL Corn welcomes three summer interns to our office this summer. Two interns are working for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, and one for the Illinois Corn Growers Association.   ICMB’s summer...

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IL CORN GETS WEBSITE UPDATE

June 7th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

The IL Corn website got a new look with its recent update. The new site is mobile friendly, contains graphics that ease website navigation, and still provides the information of the old website....

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GREAT CRAFT WHISKEY STARTS WITH GREAT IL CORN

June 6th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

  Photo Caption: Competition was stiff at the Heartland Whiskey Competition where more than 75 craft spirits, all made from corn, were evaluated by judges from the American Craft Spirits...

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PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD POSITIONS

May 5th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Farmers who would like to run for a three-year term on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board can now start circulating nominating petitions. Petitions are available at the ICMB office in Bloomington...

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CORN CHECKOFF, ETHANOL INDUSTRY SUPPORT CASEY’S GENERAL STORE IN EXPANDING ETHANOL AVAILABILITY

April 26th, 2017  |  ICMB |  Ethanol

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois corn farmers’ checkoff dollars are bringing more ethanol to gasoline in the state in a partnership with Casey’s General Stores, Inc., that will result in the addition...

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PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD POSITIONS

April 21st, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Farmers who would like to run for a three-year term on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board can now start circulating nominating petitions. Petitions are available at the ICMB office in Bloomington...

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360 VIDEOS FEATURED AT NORMAL CORN CRIB

April 17th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

CornBelters fans and people from all over Illinois who come to the Corn Crib venue for concerts, tournaments, and more will soon be able to access a virtual tour of a farm, courtesy of IL Corn’s...

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APPLY FOR A FALL INTERNSHIP!

April 13th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

If you are a student from Illinois who is interested in helping connect non-farmers and farmers to talk and share information, you qualify for an Illinois Corn Marketing Board fall 2017 social...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD SEEKS INTERNS

April 7th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for fall 2017 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experiences to college students and...

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PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD POSITIONS

March 28th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Bloomington, Ill.—Farmers who would like to run for a three-year term on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board can now start circulating nominating petitions. Petitions are available at the ICMB...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

August 30th, 2016  |  Today's News |  ICMB

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Jim Raben, a farmer from Ridgway, Illinois, was recently elected by his peers to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the 2016-17 term. Raben, a Gallatin...

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ILLINOIS AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM RECEIVES $90,000 DONATION FROM ILLINOIS CORN CHECKOFF

August 16th, 2016  |  ICMB

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) program will continue its strong legacy of providing free education resources to teachers thanks in part to a $90,000 donation...

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ELECT CORN CHECKOFF DIRECTORS JULY 7

July 6th, 2016  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will conduct elections on July 7, 2016 of the candidates for Illinois Corn Marketing Board directors. All eligible corn farmers and checkoff contributors...

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NEW E85 PUMP OPENS IN GALESBURG

January 29th, 2016  |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

GALESBURG, Ill.--With support from Illinois corn checkoff dollars, Illinois's newest E85 fuel pump opened this week and has already pumped over 1,000 gallons of corn-based renewable energy,...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

September 22nd, 2015  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Jim Raben, a farmer from Ridgway, Illinois, was recently elected by his peers to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the 2015-16 term. Raben, a Gallatin County farmer, has...

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TAIWANESE DELEGATION COMMITS TO CORN PURCHASES

September 21st, 2015  |  Today's News |  ICMB

In a ceremony on Friday, representatives of Illinois government and the government of Taiwan joined farmers to sign a letter of intent that cements our trading relationship with the Asian...

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