Illinois Farm Families Facilitates Farmer-Nonfarmer Conversations During COVID-19

Lindsay Mitchell

April 29th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

Farmers have an important role to play helping non-farmers understand food and food systems during the current global pandemic. Illinois Farm Families is helping.   Through Illinois Farm...

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Illinois Farmers and PepsiCo Partner to Reduce CO2 Emissions by 8,155 Metric Tons

Lindsay Mitchell

April 22nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Precision Conservation Management

Illinois farmers are partnering with PepsiCo and other large corporations across their supply chain to achieve large reductions in carbon emissions.  In the first two years of the project,...

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Locally Made Hand Sanitizer Spread Across the State

Dan Obert

April 16th, 2020  |  Today's News

State farm associations understand how important ag retail stations are to farmers during spring planting season and they have purchased and donated locally made hand sanitizer to prove it. Hand...

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ICGA Advises Director Costello of Opportunities to Help Hurting Illinois Farmers

Lindsay Mitchell

April 9th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

This week, the Illinois Corn Growers Association prepared and delivered a list of opportunities for the State of Illinois to invest in the agriculture industry as we face turbulent markets and...

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Farm Readiness During this Crisis

Megan Dwyer

April 7th, 2020  |  Today's News

Farm Readiness Checklist We all know no one can learn the nuances of your farm quickly, like which tractor needs a shot of ether to get rolling regardless of temperature, but you can still have a...

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