WORKING FOR AN UPDATED F FACTOR

September 11th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

The automobile industry is asking the Trump Administration to return to a credit-system that makes the production of flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) more attractive from a production perspective as it...

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IL CORN TALKS TO CONG STAFF AT NCERC

September 10th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Congressional staff from across the nation visited the National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as part of the AgMazing Congressional Tour in...

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US ETHANOL FASTEST GROWING AG EXPORT

September 9th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports

An analysis by the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) showed that non-beverage ethanol has been the fastest growing U.S. agricultural export over the past five years, an achievement supported by Council...

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PHIL THORNTON RETIRES FROM IL CORN WITH 15 YEARS OF SERVICE

September 6th, 2019  |  Today's News

Phil Thornton, IL Corn’s Director of Exports and Logistics, retired today with 15 years of service to Illinois corn farmers.   Thornton came to IL Corn in 2004 from Jerseyville Grain in...

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SUCCESSFUL FARM PROGRESS SHOW 2019!

August 30th, 2019  |  Today's News

The Illinois Corn Growers Association and Illinois Corn Marketing Board completed another successful Farm Progress Show yesterday, August 29, 2019.   Among the opportunities for members and...

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CALL TO ACTION: VOTE YES ON USMCA RATIFICATION

August 23rd, 2019  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

Please contact your U.S. Representative this week and let him/her know that you support ratification of the US Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA)!   Trade with Mexico and Canada is vital for...

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RMA ADMINSTRATOR BARBRE TO HOLD LISTENING SESSIONS IN IL

August 21st, 2019  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy

Interested farmers have an opportunity to meet with the Administrator of USDA’s, Risk Management Agency (RMA), Martin Barbre at listening sessions in Illinois the week of August 26th. RMA...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

August 20th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Roger Sy, a farmer from Newman, Illinois, was elected by his peers to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board (ICMB) for the 2019-20 term.   Sy, a Douglas County farmer, has...

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BEEF AND PORK EXPORTS ADDED 39 CENTS TO PRICE OF CORN IN 2018

August 13th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Livestock

A new study by World Perspectives, Inc, estimates that beef and pork exports added 39 cents per bushel to the price of corn and 85 cents per bushel to the price of soybeans in 2018.    Red meat...

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ICGA STATEMENT ON ACREAGE ESTIMATE UPDATES

August 12th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Illinois Corn Growers Association Executive Director Rodney Weinzierl issued the following statement after USDA's release of their acreage estimate updates today :   “IL Corn does not have an...

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YOU HAVE TWO OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPORT ETHANOL DEMAND

August 2nd, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Once again, the Renewable Fuel Standard is being threatened on multiple fronts, just when we finally got a win on E15.  To protect the RFS, we need to let President Trump know his commitment to...

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IL CORN CHECKOFF SUPPORTS DDGS IN FISH FEEDING TRIALS

July 31st, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Livestock |  Additional Research

Throughout the past decade, the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (NCERC at SIUE) has spearheaded the establishment of the nutritional profile...

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AUDIO UPDATE: MORE DETAILS ABOUT MFP PAYMENTS

July 30th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy

In this audio update: Sign up started on July 29, but before you head to town, better make a phone call to your local FSA office to be sure they are ready to help you!  IL Corn is still working to...

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SAUDI CORN BUYERS TOUR ILLINOIS

July 23rd, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Exports

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board (ICMB) partnered with the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) and the Kansas Corn Commission, the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission to bring to the United States a Saudi...

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ON THE HILL FOR HOLC

July 16th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Increased ethanol market demand will help farmers weather the poor ag economy.  That's why one of IL Corn’s 2019 legislative priorities is to: Support multiple pathways that improve market access...

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UNLOCKING POTENTIAL

July 3rd, 2019  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams

Locks and dams on the MIssissippi and Illinois Rivers need improvement.  The Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) has made obtaining funding for the project a legislative priority for well...

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ILLINOIS CORN FARMERS PARTNER WITH NASA AND UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS TO ADDRESS FOOD SECURITY

June 27th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Farmers, by their nature, want to raise enough food for everyone. That makes food security, ensuring all people have access to sufficient food every day, important to Illinois corn farmers....

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PRECISION CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT SUMMARY RELEASED

June 24th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices

Illinois corn farmers should now have a copy of The Business Case for Conservation, Cost-Benefit Analysis of Conservation Practices, which spell out the results of three years of on-farm research...

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ICGA STATEMENT ON MEXICO'S RATIFICATION OF USMCA

June 20th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Exports

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz, a farmer from Elmwood, Ill., issued the following statement after Mexico’s Senate ratified the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

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RIVER TRANSPORTATION IS UNRELIABLE AND PRECARIOUS DUE TO FLOODING

June 14th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams

According to the Russell Marine Group, a logistical coordination company working on the rivers, the inland waterway transportation system and everything within is stressed and upside down, with...

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