Farmers Must Answer Planting Intentions Survey For Accurate Reporting

February 18th, 2020  |  Today's News

Farmers have an important role to play in one of the most important surveys the USDA conducts each year, says National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Illinois State Statistician Mark...

$4.5 Million Awarded for NESP

February 13th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

The Navigation and Ecosystem Restoration Program (NESP) received $4.5 million dollars in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2020 work plan. This funding would allow the expansion and modernization...

Act Now To Protect Atrazine

February 5th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices

The Illinois Corn Growers Association launched a call to action today, asking farmers to engage in a reregistration process that could cost them up to $30 per acre if they were to lose the right...

Don't Delay: Sign Up For Farm Programs Now

February 3rd, 2020  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy

Farmers considering whether Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) are the right farm programs for them have until March 15 to make sign up decisions.  Get to your local FSA...