Looking Back at 2022

Tara Desmond

December 28th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

The year has flown by and we're thrilled at all of the accomplishments and wins for Illinois farmers.  If you're a member of the IL Corn Growers Association you receive weekly news e-mails with...


New Year Brings Continued Negotiations with Mexico Over Biotech Corn Imports

Brooke S. Appleton

December 28th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

As we enter 2023, we are reminded that we are now one-year out from the effective date of the decree banning most corn imports from the U.S. into Mexico.   The National Corn Growers Association,...


Year of the Farmer Campaign Launches Feb 12 During Football’s Biggest Game

Lindsay Mitchell

December 20th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

A coalition of Illinois farm associations are joining together to make 2023 the Year of the Farmer with a statewide campaign that launches February 12 during football’s biggest game.   The...



Waterways Council, Inc.

December 16th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

Washington, DC -- Last night, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022 passed in the Senate by a vote of 83-11. It was included as part of the FY23 National Defense Authorization Act...


IL Corn Joins Farmer Leaders from Across the Country in Calling on Biden to Set Quick, Firm Timeline While Pressing Case on Biotech Corn with Mexico

Lindsay Mitchell

December 14th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Bloomington, IL – The presidents of 23 state corn grower groups, joined by the president of the National Corn Growers Association, sent a letter to President Biden today calling for him to take...


IL Corn Helps Intern to Grow

Peter Metivier

December 8th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Over the past 16 weeks Peter Metivier has been an intern for IL Corn while still attending.  Here is a little bit about his growth with IL Corn.   Unlike other FFA members, Peter didn't grow up...


10 Gift Ideas from IL Corn

Tara Desmond

December 8th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology |  Public Outreach

Looking for a last minute gift idea?         First - Don't forget last year's gifts.         Then check out 5 gifts related to corn AND 5 gifts to help you on the farm. 5 Gifts Related to Corn...


A Look at the Ins & Outs of Washington in 2022

Brooke Appleton

December 6th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

It has been an incredibly busy year with many interesting twists and turns along the way. As 2022 draws to a close and the mid-term elections are all but wrapped up, we are beginning to gain...


Leopold Conservation Award Comes to Illinois

Sand County Foundation

December 6th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

A prestigious award program celebrating voluntary conservation on farmland and forestland is coming to Illinois.   The Leopold Conservation Award® recognizes agricultural landowners who inspire...


IL Corn Continues to Support Pork Donations in IL

IL Pork Producers Association

December 2nd, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock |  Public Outreach

As part of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) has donated close to 1 MILLION POUNDS of pork to food banks since 2008. IL...


Rosenthal Wins 108th District in Illinois

Tara Desmond

December 2nd, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Legislation & Regulation

Wayne Rosenthal, farmer south of Springfield, ran for election to the Illinois House of Representatives to represent District 108 and won on 11/8.   Rosenthal has served this past year on the...


Fall Covers for Spring Savings Sign Up Opens December 15 at 8 am

Lindsay Mitchell

December 1st, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation

The Fall Covers for Spring Savings program sign up will open on December 15 at 8 am and close on January 15, 2023. Historically, acres fill up within hours of the program’s opening, so don’t delay...