Tricia Braid

Jun 30, 2015  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Department of Agriculture today released names of the

candidates slated for the July 7, 2015 Illinois Corn Marketing Board director election.

All eligible corn farmers and checkoff contributors are encouraged to vote. Anyone who grows or sells corn is eligible to vote in this election. Ballots may be cast at the respective county Cooperative Extension Offices during regular operating hours.

Check off dollars come from assessments levied at the first point of sale. State law sets

assessment for corn at 5/8 of 1 cent per bushel.

For the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, candidates include:


District            Counties in District                                                                                    Candidate and Hometown

2                      Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Carroll and Ogle                     Lou Lamoreux, Lanark                                            

5                      LaSalle, Grundy, Livingston, and Kankakee                                          Paul Jeschke, Mazon                                                                     

8                      Peoria, Tazewell, Fulton, Mason, Cass, Menard and Logan              Michael Wurmnest, Deer Creek         

11                    Christian, Montgomery, Shelby, Fayette and Effingham                     Don Murphy, Morrisonville                

14                    Madison, Bond, St. Clair, Clinton,                                                           Karen Neff, Belleville