ILLINOIS FARMERS NEED USMCA

April 30th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Exports

Ratification of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement is one of the Illinois Corn Grower Association’s top legislative priorities for 2019.  Current expectation is for Congress to vote on the bill this...

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ILLINOIS ONE PERCENT PLANTED ON APRIL 21

April 24th, 2019  |  Today's News

Illinois is only one percent planted, says USDA Planting Progress report released on April 22.  This, compared to a three percent planted figure at this time last year and a five-year average for...

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SLOVAKIA, POLAND, AND CZECH REPUBLIC SIGN JOINT DECLARATION PROMOTING E10

April 19th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

The Ministers of Agriculture in Slovakia, Poland and the Czech Republic have signed a joint declaration agreeing on the importance of biofuels in the Renewable Energy Directive (REDII)...

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IL CORN ADDRESSES COALITION ON AGRICULTURAL GREENHOUSE GASES

April 17th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices

Travis Deppe, Director of Precision Conservation Management for the Illinois Corn Growers Association, shared a message about the farm economy, market trends and how farmers are engaging in...

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ETHANOL EXPORT NUMBERS

April 12th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports

  U.S. ethanol exports totaled 127.9 million gallons (mg) in January, according to government data analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). This reflects an 8.5% decline from December...

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SUPPORT E15 WITH COMMENTS TO THE EPA

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

The U.S. EPA held a hearing today in Michigan last week to hear comments on their rule that would allow for year-round sales of E15. Corn farmers participated in that hearing, but so did ethanol...

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UPDATED LAND USE CHANGE RESEARCH FROM USDA

April 4th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

IL Corn welcomes updated information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that finds greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol are about 39 percent lower than gasoline. The study...

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