5 IL Farmers Share Harvest Memories

Tara Desmond

September 28th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

My best harvest memory happened one night on Halloween. I had just gotten home from picking corn when there was a knock on my door. It was not your usual trick or treaters, but my...

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Protecting Illinois Farmers' Way of Life

Ashley Deal

September 21st, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

IL Corn Growers Association is a state-based organization that represents the interests of corn farmers in Illinois by maintaining a high profile on issues in Washington, DC, and Springfield, IL....

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The Science of Carbon Capture and Storage

Haley Bickelhaupt

September 19th, 2023  |  Today's News

The Science of Carbon Capture and Storage Dr. Sallie Greenberg’s experience and depth of knowledge makes her an expert on the science behind carbon capture and sequestration.     Greenberg, the...

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A Government Shutdown Could Impact Farmers

Haley Bickelhaupt

September 18th, 2023  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

The days are ticking as Congress approaches the reality of a government shutdown.   Although political debates in Washington D.C. may feel far from the midwest, the agriculture industry would be...

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A Bustling Washington Takes on Issues Important to Farmers as Fall Arrives and Deadlines Loom

Brooke S. Appleton

September 15th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

Fall is quickly arriving in the nation’s capital and with it comes the sense that Congress has much to accomplish in a very short period with potential roadblocks along the way. Perhaps the most...

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Governor J.B Pritzker Talks with Commodity Groups at Farm Progress Show

Haley Bickelhaupt

September 14th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

Cameras, carts and security details created quite a buzz at the commodity tent   IL Corn Growers Association members spoke with Governor Pritzker at Farm Progress Show about policy impacting...

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NHTSA on a "one-way" route towards EV Future

September 7th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

The IL Corn Growers Association is calling on the agricultural industry to submit comments to the docket regarding a proposal released by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration...

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Corn Grower Leaders Call on Biden Administration to Tie U.S. Tax Decisions on Aviation Biofuels to Government’s Emissions Model

September 7th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Asserting that U.S. tax policy should be tied to the best standards the government has to offer, 16 of the nation’s top corn grower leaders sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen...

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Ethanol and Biofuels Drive Conversation at Farm Progress Show

Haley Bickelhaupt

September 7th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

During the Farm Progress Show, Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski (D-13) stood alongside farmers and biofuels experts to confirm ethanol’s role in lowering carbon and supporting rural economies....

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IL Corn and Illinois Soybean Association “Fueled Progress” at Farm Progress Show 2023

Lindsay Mitchell

September 7th, 2023  |  Today's News

Last week, IL Corn and ISA wrapped up our third Farm Progress Show in a shared booth space, with rave reviews from our farmer members and checkoff contributors. Board members and staff alike were...

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