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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Farmers Meet with Mexican and Korean Business Reps

Dan Obert

October 16th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Exports

Farmers Meet with Mexican and Korean Business Reps Illinois farmers overcame physical distance during harvest to meet online with international business leaders from Mexico and South Korea for a...

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Audio Update: PCM Developments with Travis Deppe

Dan Obert

October 15th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Precision Conservation Management

PCM Developments: Interview with Travis Deppe Director of Precision Conservation Management, Travis Deppe explains all the new developments in PCM and how this program has the potential to put...

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Teacher Resource Program Fosters Passion for Ag in Youth

Dan Obert

October 15th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

Teacher Resource Program Fosters Passion for Ag in Youth School is in full swing across the state and even though things may look a little different this year, agriculture education continues to...

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ICGA Submits Comments on JCAR Ruling

Dan Obert

October 14th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Submits Comments on JCAR Ruling The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) took comments on the anhydrous ammonia certification. ICGA submitted comments on behalf of Illinois’ corn...

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Audio Update: ICGA President Bill Leigh on the Next Gen Fuels Act

Dan Obert

October 9th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Audio Update: ICGA President Bill Leigh on the Next Gen Fuels Act   ICGA President, Bill Leigh hosted Communication Manager, Dan Obert on his Minonk farm to talk more about the Next Generation...

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New Docuseries Video: Pig Farming Using the Three R's

October 8th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Livestock |  Conservation

New Docuseries Video: Pig Farming Using the Three R's Through the Illinois Farm Families (IFF) coalition, a new docuseries video has been released in the “Innovation Grows Here” series,...

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Precision Conservation Management Program Receives USDA RCPP Renewal

Lindsay Mitchell

October 7th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management Program Receives USDA RCPP Renewal Precision Conservation Management, the premiere conservation program of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, received a...

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Ecosystem Services Market Consortium, ICGA, ADM and Growmark Launch Pilot for IL Farmers

October 2nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Ecosystem Services Market Consortium, ICGA, ADM and Growmark Launch Pilot for IL Farmers   The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC), Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA), Archer...

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IL Corn Audio Update: Avoid Losing Nitrogen

Dan Obert

September 29th, 2020  |  Today's News

IL Corn Audio Update IL Corn’s Nutrient Loss Reduction Manager, Megan Dwyer weighs in on the importance of waiting until soil temperatures stay below 50 degrees to start applying fall nitrogen....

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Illinois Corn Growers Association Welcomes Bustos’ Next Generation Fuels Act

Lindsay Mitchell

September 24th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Illinois Corn Growers Association Welcomes Bustos’ Next Generation Fuels Act   The Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) welcomes legislation introduced by Rep. Cheri Bustos in the U.S. House...

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EPA Announces Interim Decision on Crucial Crop Protection Tools

Lindsay Mitchell

September 21st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

EPA Announces Interim Decision on Crucial Crop Protection Tools   Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a long-awaited interim decision regarding the reregistration of the...

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Virtual Opportunities Increase Interest in International DDGS Purchases

Lindsay Mitchell

September 17th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Livestock |  Exports

Virtual Opportunities Increase Interest in International DDGS Purchases   Beef and dairy cattle, swine and poultry can all benefit from U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) in...

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New Campaign Showcases Corn's Versatility

Dan Obert

September 15th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

New Campaign Showcases Corn’s Versatility A new marketing campaign highlighting corn’s versatility rolled out this past month. The ads help those living in cities better understand one of...

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Global Demand for Meat Increases Corn Demand

Dan Obert

September 3rd, 2020  |  Today's News |  Livestock |  Exports

Global Demand for Meat Increases Corn Demand Pork exports are expected to rival poultry exports by 2021, providing Illinois corn farmers with an opportunity for increased demand.   In fact, U.S....

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ICGA Supports Availability of Neonicotinoids

Lindsay Mitchell

August 31st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Supports Availability of Neonicotinoids In comments to the EPA today, the Illinois Corn Growers Association supported the registration of neonicotinoids, a commonly used class of...

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ICGA Political Action Committee Upcoming Events For Members

Lindsay Mitchell

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

ICGA Political Action Committee Upcoming Events For Members Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) members received an ICGA Political Action Committee (PAC) letter this week, asking for their...

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ICGA Comments on Rule that could Negatively Impact Low Carbon Fuels Including Higher Blends of Ethanol

August 20th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

ICGA Comments on Rule that could Negatively Impact Low Carbon Fuels Including Higher Blends of Ethanol   Last week, the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) submitted comments on behalf of...

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IL Farmers May Qualify for $5/Acre Crop Insurance Discount

Lindsay Mitchell

August 17th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Conservation

IL Farmers May Qualify for $5/Acre Crop Insurance Discount   Illinois farmers that plant cover crops may qualify for a $5 per acre discount on their 2021 crop insurance invoice when accepted...

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