Planting Intention Report Shows Corn Plantings Up Eight Percent

Lindsay Mitchell

March 31st, 2020  |  Today's News

Farmers will plant eight percent more corn acres than last year, says today’s Prospective Planting report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.   Corn planted for all purposes in 2020...

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Trump Administration Does Not Seek Re-Hearing of Tenth Circuit SRE Ruling, ICGA Applauds

Lindsay Mitchell

March 25th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

After hearing the Trump administration did not seek a re-hearing of a recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit regarding small refinery exemptions (SREs) under the...

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International Purchases Are Not Cancelled Amid U.S. COVID-19 Scare

Lindsay Mitchell

March 23rd, 2020  |  Today's News |  Exports

The economy might be stalled here in the U.S. while many states are on full shut-down to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but international purchases continue.  This is good news for Illinois...

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Ag in the Classroom Resources

Dan Obert

March 18th, 2020  |  Today's News

If you are looking for things to do with you kids, try out these online lessons produced by Agriculture in the Classroom. Everyday will feature a new age appropriate lesson that will teach your...

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Board Members Meet with Legislators in D.C.

Dan Obert

March 11th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Board members from the Illinois Corn Growers Association and staff spent most of this week in Washington D.C. meeting with legislators and key industry officials. Some of the people they met with...

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Something for Everyone With an ICGA Membership

Lindsay Mitchell

March 4th, 2020  |  Today's News

  Farmer survey work indicates that most farmers join the Illinois Corn Growers Association because they seek representation in Springfield, IL and Washington, DC with law makers and regulators...

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IL Corn Well Represented in 2020 Master Farmers

Lindsay Mitchell

March 3rd, 2020  |  Today's News

Five Illinois farmers will be honored as 2020 Master Farmers at Prairie Farmer magazine’s annual event March 19 in Springfield, Ill. The award recognizes exceptional agricultural production...

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