Audio Update: Importance of the Lock and Dam System with Marty Marr

Dan Obert

October 20th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

Audio Update: Importance of the Lock and Dam System with Marty Marr   Illinois grain and livestock farmer Marty Marr explains the importance of the lock and dam system, the need for an efficient...

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LaGrange Lock on the Illinois River Reopens; Other Newly Maintained Locks Follow

Lindsay Mitchell

October 19th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

LaGrange Lock on the Illinois River Reopens; Other Newly Maintained Locks Follow The LaGrange Lock and Dam at Versailles, IL on the Illinois River reopened last week after a major maintenance...

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ICGA Submits Comments on JCAR Ruling

Dan Obert

October 14th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Submits Comments on JCAR Ruling The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) took comments on the anhydrous ammonia certification. ICGA submitted comments on behalf of Illinois’ corn...

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Audio Update: ICGA President Bill Leigh on the Next Gen Fuels Act

Dan Obert

October 9th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Audio Update: ICGA President Bill Leigh on the Next Gen Fuels Act   ICGA President, Bill Leigh hosted Communication Manager, Dan Obert on his Minonk farm to talk more about the Next Generation...

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Precision Conservation Management Program Receives USDA RCPP Renewal

Lindsay Mitchell

October 7th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management Program Receives USDA RCPP Renewal Precision Conservation Management, the premiere conservation program of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, received a...

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Ecosystem Services Market Consortium, ICGA, ADM and Growmark Launch Pilot for IL Farmers

October 2nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Ecosystem Services Market Consortium, ICGA, ADM and Growmark Launch Pilot for IL Farmers   The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC), Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA), Archer...

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Illinois Corn Growers Association Welcomes Bustos’ Next Generation Fuels Act

Lindsay Mitchell

September 24th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Illinois Corn Growers Association Welcomes Bustos’ Next Generation Fuels Act   The Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) welcomes legislation introduced by Rep. Cheri Bustos in the U.S. House...

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EPA Announces Interim Decision on Crucial Crop Protection Tools

Lindsay Mitchell

September 21st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

EPA Announces Interim Decision on Crucial Crop Protection Tools   Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a long-awaited interim decision regarding the reregistration of the...

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ICGA Supports Availability of Neonicotinoids

Lindsay Mitchell

August 31st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Supports Availability of Neonicotinoids In comments to the EPA today, the Illinois Corn Growers Association supported the registration of neonicotinoids, a commonly used class of...

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COVID Can't Stop Corn Farmers from Connecting with Candidates and Elected Officials

Lindsay Mitchel

August 12th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

COVID Can't Stop Corn Farmers from Connecting with Candidates and Elected Officials   COVID-19 has had a lot of impacts on farmers in Illinois, but it has not stopped conversations between...

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Use of Corn as an Acceptable Feedstock Clarified by the Department of Energy

Julie Busse and Dan Obert

August 6th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Biotechnology

Use of Corn as an Acceptable Feedstock Clarified by the Deparment of Energy   An important step forward to driving demand for corn was recently achieved, thanks to the work of state and national...

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Kenneth Hartman of Waterloo, IL Re-Elected to NCGA Board

Lindsay Mitchell

July 16th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Kenneth Hartman of Waterloo, IL Re-Elected to NCGA Board Kenneth Hartman, Waterloo, Illinois farmer and former President of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, was re-elected to the National...

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IL Corn Celebrates U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement for Trade Entry-into Force

Lindsay Mitchell

June 30th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

IL Corn Celebrates U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement for Trade Entry-into Force IL Corn Growers Association and the corn farmers they represent are fortunate that today, July 1, trade with our top...

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Major Policy Change Makes Lock and Dam Upgrades More Likely

Lindsay Mitchell

May 6th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

Today, the Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee passed America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 (AWIA). The bill included within it the Committee’s version of the Water Resources...

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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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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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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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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 |  ICGA

  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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Representative Darin LaHood Pays a Visit to ICGA

February 27th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

The Illinois Corn Growers Association hosted Representative Darin Lahood on Monday February 24. Several IL Corn leaders, including your President Bill Leigh and Committee Chair Marty Marr pictured...

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