PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD POSITIONS

Apr, 21, 2017

Farmers who would like to run for a three-year term on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board can now start circulating nominating petitions.

Petitions are available at the ICMB office in Bloomington and at the Illinois Department of Agriculture in Springfield. To have their name placed on the ballot, candidates must submit a completed petition to the Director of Agriculture by the filing deadline of May 15, 2017. Petitions should contain the signatures of 200 (or 5 percent, whichever is less) producers residing in the counties in the district in which the board member is to be elected