IL Corn Will Again Advertise Regionally During The Big Football Game

Lindsay Mitchell

January 27th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

For the second time, IL Corn will air positive corn and corn farmer messages during football’s biggest game on February 13, 2022. The farmer-led checkoff association will focus on positioning corn...

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What in the husk are corn plastics?

Tara Desmond

January 25th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Biotechnology |  Ethanol

You already know that corn can be a solution to so many of our world’s climate challenges, but do you know enough about each renewable opportunity to explain it to your off-the-farm peers? In this...

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ICGA Announces Leadership Change

Lindsay Mitchell

January 20th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Today, the IL Corn Growers Association named Matt Rush, a Fairfield, IL farmer, the new Vice President of the association. Rush will serve until November 2022 after Terry Smith of Clayton, IL was...

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LOCK 25 ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER RECEIVES DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION FUNDS

Lindsay Mitchell

January 19th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Locks and Dams

Funding to complete design and construction for Lock 25 near Winfield, MO on the Mississippi River is included in the Army Corps of Engineers budget presented to Congress today to allocate the...

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EPA Renews Enlist Product Registrations with New Control Measures, Providing Growers with Certainty for the 2022 Growing Season

EPA

January 13th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation

The EPA is issuing seven-year registrations for two herbicide products, Enlist Duo and Enlist One, to ensure growers have access to effective pesticide tools for the 2022 growing season. The new...

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USDA Announces PACE program for Illinois Farmers

IL Corn

January 6th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Farm Policy

  WHAT Post Application Coverage Endorsement – An insurance product to cover the risk of not getting farmers in-season nitrogen applied.   WHY Our internal data indicates the number...

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Looking Back at 2021

Tara Desmond

December 29th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

If you describe 2021 in two words, what would it be? Captain Resilient? Magical Dumblecorn? It's been a long year and at IL Corn we're sharing some stories from each month last year that you may...

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New Year, New Nothing?

Tara Desmond

December 27th, 2021  |  Today's News

While the new year rings in, how are you feeling? Are you setting goals for 2022 or do you not give a corn? Typically a lot of people make resolutions and look at the new year as a new beginning...

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Illinois Farmers Engaging In State-Specific Efforts, Action, Progress In Reducing Nutrient Loss

Lindsay Mitchell

December 22nd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

              Illinois’ agriculture community continues to focus efforts & investments on conservation   Illinois family farmers are working to preserve the soil and water on their...

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Welcome New Precision Conservation Management Specialist, Frank Rademacher

Tara Desmond

December 21st, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Precision Conservation Management

Welcome Frank Rademacher our newest team member Frank is the newest edition to the PCM team and heard about the position because he himself has been a part of PCM for several years and seen,...

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Reading about Corn

Tara Desmond

December 16th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

Illinois Ag in the Classroom offers an abundance of resources for teachers to help aid them with activities and lessons on agriculture designed to enhance the K-12 experience.  They have an...

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ICGA Responds to the U.S. EPA Proposed Blending Volumes

Lindsay Mitchell

December 9th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Conservation |  Legislation & Regulation

On December 7, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a biofuel blending volumes proposal, calling for an increase in the  biofuel blending requirement for 2022 of 22.77 billion...

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10 Gift Ideas from IL Corn

Tara Desmond & Lindsay Mitchell

December 9th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology

Are you doing some last minute shopping but want to support your local corn farmer?  IL Corn has put together a list of 10 ways you can do that.     Hey Dude Shoes Hey Dudes...

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A Look at the Ins & Outs of Washington in 2021

Brooke Appleton

December 8th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Public Outreach |  Legislation & Regulation

This has been an incredibly busy year in the nation’s capital. We swore in a new president, welcomed new cabinet members and worked with policymakers, both old and new, as they’ve considered some...

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RSVP for next week listening sessions

Tara Desmond

December 8th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Public Outreach |  Conservation |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy |  Precision Conservation Management

  The Illinois Corn Growers Association will hold in-person listening sessions throughout the state to help prepare for the 2023 Farm Bill.  As a grassroots organization, we value farmer input...

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Free Webinar 12/10 on Impacts of Weather on Your Farm

Tara Desmond

December 7th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Eric Snodgrass is a Science Fellow and Principal Atmospheric Scientist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, where he develops predictive, analytical software solutions to manage weather risk for global...

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Checking In On Your Corn Checkoff

Mark Wilson

December 1st, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Your Illinois corn checkoff spent the entirety of 2021 positioning Illinois corn farmers to grow, and corn isn’t the only thing growing!   We’ve grown markets, we’ve increased profitability,...

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Henry Recognized for Environmental Work for ICGA

Lindsay Mitchell

November 23rd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Margaret Henry, Director of Sustainable Agriculture for PepsiCo, was honored by the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at their annual meeting on November 23rd for her commitment to farmers...

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IL Corn Farmers Recognize Rep. Bustos

Lindsay Mitchell

November 23rd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Representative Cheri Bustos received the ethanol award from the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at the group’s annual meeting on November 23, 2021, in Bloomington, Illinois.   Rep....

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ICGA Elects New Officers, Board Members

Lindsay Mitchell

November 23rd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Martin Marr, a farmer from Jacksonville, IL, has been elected president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for 2021-2022 at their re-organizational meeting, which was held today...

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