WRDA 2020 Alive in Lame Duck Session

Dan Obert

December 3rd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

WRDA 2020 Alive in Lame Duck Session   The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2020 remains in play as debate continues in Congress during the lame duck session. The latest is WRDA 2020 may...

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Ag Groups Seek Help from State

Dan Obert

December 2nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Livestock |  Legislation & Regulation

Ag Groups Seek Help from State   Illinois agriculture asks Governor JB Pritzker to please continue to consider employees of livestock processing plants as essential workers to gain earlier access...

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Randy Stauffer: Environmental Award Recipient

Katie Smith

December 1st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Randy Stauffer: Environmental Award Recipient   Randy Stauffer of Morton, IL, was honored by the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at their virtual annual meeting on November 24, 2020 for...

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Representative John Shimkus: World of Corn Recipient

Katie Smith

December 1st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Representative John Shimkus: World of Corn Recipient John Shimkus, Illinois 15th District Congressperson, was honored for his service to Illinois corn farmers by the Illinois Corn Growers...

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Brian West: Ethanol Award Recipient

Katie Smith

December 1st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Brian West: Ethanol Award Recipient Brian West received the ethanol award from the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at the group’s virtual annual meeting on November 24, 2020.   West...

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Award Winners Recognized

Dan Obert

December 1st, 2020  |  Today's News

Award Winners Recognized At the past annual meeting four individuals were highlighted for going above and beyond for the agriculture and corn industry. ICGA wanted to take a moment to recognize...

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DeLoss Jahnke: Media Award Recipient

Katie Smith

November 30th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

DeLoss Jahnke: Media Award Recipient The Illinois Corn Growers Association’s 2020 Excellence in Media Award was given to DeLoss Jahnke, Network & Audio Services Anchor/Editor at RFD Illinois, at...

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ICGA Elects New Officers, Board Members

Lindsay Mitchell

November 24th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

ICGA Elects New Officers, Board Members    Randy DeSutter, a farmer from Woodhull, IL, has been elected president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for 2020-2021 at their...

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IL Corn and Partners Donate Pork to Hungry Illinois Families

November 19th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

IL Corn and Partners Donate Pork to Hungry Illinois Families As part of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), the Illinois...

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FFAR Addresses Corn Tar Spot Disease

November 16th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Biotechnology

FFAR Addresses Carn Tar Spot Disease   By: Sarah Goldberg WASHINGTON - Since 2018, an epidemic of corn tar spot has plagued corn growers from Florida to Michigan and as far west as Idaho. This...

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Audio Update: Field to Market Collaboration of the Year with Clay Bess

Dan Obert

November 13th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Audio Update Get to know Clay Bess, Lead Precision Conservation Management Specialist and hear about PCM's newest award. Listen Here

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PCM Recognized for National Collaboration of the Year Award

Lindsay Mitchell

November 12th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

PCM Recognized for National Collaboration fo the Year Award   Precision Conservation Management (PCM), a premiere conservation program of the Illinois Corn Growers Association and the Illinois...

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Annual Meeting to be Held Virtually

Dan Obert

November 11th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Annual Meeting to be Held Virtually Members planning to travel to Bloomington for the upcoming annual meeting November 24th should plan on firing up their laptops and joining virtually...

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Korean Buyers Purchase US Corn After Illinois Meeting

Dan Obert

November 5th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Exports

Korean Buyers Purchase US Corn After Illinois Meeting After meeting virtually with Illinois corn farmers and grain merchants, buyers representing South Korean companies committed to purchase 35...

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Dicamba Ruling with IL Corn Board Director Randy DeSutter

Dan Obert

October 30th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

Audio Update:   Randy DeSutter, farmer from Woodhull and IL Corn Director, speaks about the latest Dicamba ruling and the confirmation from the EPA. Listen Here

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Internal Combustion Engine Ban Could Devastate Agriculture

Lindsay Mitchell

October 28th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

Internal Combustion Engine Ban Could Devastate Agriculture   A new study released by the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) finds that U.S. light-duty and freight vehicle consumption of...

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EPA Approved Dicamba Products For Use Through 2025

Lindsay Mitchell

October 27th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

EPA Approves Dicamba Products For Use Through 2025   Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that EPA is approving registrations of three dicamba...

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In Support of a New Lock and Dam Start in 2021

Lindsay Mitchell

October 22nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams

In Support of a New Lock and Dam Start in 2021   This week, the Illinois Corn Growers Association has reached out to each member of the Illinois Congressional delegation, asking for their...

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Audio Update: Importance of the Lock and Dam System with Marty Marr

Dan Obert

October 20th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

Audio Update: Importance of the Lock and Dam System with Marty Marr   Illinois grain and livestock farmer Marty Marr explains the importance of the lock and dam system, the need for an efficient...

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LaGrange Lock on the Illinois River Reopens; Other Newly Maintained Locks Follow

Lindsay Mitchell

October 19th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

LaGrange Lock on the Illinois River Reopens; Other Newly Maintained Locks Follow The LaGrange Lock and Dam at Versailles, IL on the Illinois River reopened last week after a major maintenance...

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