IL CORN CHECKOFF SUPPORTS DDGS IN FISH FEEDING TRIALS

July 31st, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Livestock |  Additional Research

Throughout the past decade, the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (NCERC at SIUE) has spearheaded the establishment of the nutritional profile...

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USDA NATIONAL AG STATISTICS SERVICE ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN REPORTS

March 15th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

Every five years, NASS conducts a program review following the completion of the Census of Agriculture. The review considers the latest information from the census, estimates from the current...

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TARMAGEDDON - WHAT WE LEARNED FROM 2018

February 14th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

Join Dr. Nathan Kleczewski from the University of Illinois Extension for an update on Tar spot in corn.  This disease was first observed in the United States in 2015 in Northern Illinois and...

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ILLINOIS HITS ANOTHER CROP YIELD PER ACRE RECORD

February 8th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

Illinois corn farmers plowed through another trying harvest season with average yield now pegged at a record 210 bushels per acre. The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural...

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SIGN UP FOR THE NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION RATING STUDY

December 21st, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Additional Research

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) are working with university professors and Ag-Analytics to develop a Conservation Endorsement for the Federal...

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CORN USE FOR ETHANOL FORECAST DECREASED BY 50 MILLION

December 17th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Additional Research

The University of Illinois analyzed the WASDE forecast of corn use for ethanol production today and determined that to exceed the decreasing forecast, an expansion in gasoline consumption or...

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LOOKING FOR A WAY TO TALK ABOUT GLYPHOSATE WITH YOUR FRIENDS?

September 18th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Additional Research

Following a California jury’s decision to award $289 million in damages to a man dying of cancer because he claims the disease was caused by exposure to herbicides, you might be hearing more about...

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REMINDER: ICGA INVITES MEMBERS TO PARTICIPATE IN NUTRIENT LOSS SURVEY

August 24th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices |  Additional Research

IL Corn supports the efforts of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy and those who seek to strengthen best management practices through research.   George Hoselton, who is a graduate...

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ANSWER UPCOMING NASS SURVEYS; IT IMPACTS YOUR BOTTOM LINE

August 17th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy |  Additional Research

The confidential crop survey from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will be arriving in the mailboxes of Southern farmers soon, and it is very important that recipients take the...

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COVER CROPS AND NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

July 27th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices |  Additional Research

Illinois Corn Growers Association remains involved in the work of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (NLRS) from policy, research, and communications standpoints. New on the scene is an...

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IL CORN ENCOURAGES FARMERS TO COMPLETE AG CENSUS

December 15th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy |  Additional Research

It only happens every five years, and much can change during that time. The data is used in many ways, including in shaping policies that impact rural America and your local community. We’re...

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GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS: UNIVERSITY OF IL RESEARCHERS UPDATE NITRATE LOADING IN THE ILLINOIS RIVER

December 12th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices |  Additional Research

In case you missed the headlines in the national papers, the Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Zone was the largest in recorded history this summer.  Yes, that’s the bad news. The good news is, despite high...

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HARVEST PRICE OPTION: VALUABLE OR NOT?

October 27th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

In a recent Farm Doc Daily article, University of Illinois and Ohio State University economics reviewed the Harvest Price Option (HPO) historical performance.  Understanding performance is key to...

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NET FARM INCOMES EVEN LOWER IN 2017

August 16th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy |  Additional Research

According to University of Illinois economist Gary Schnitkey, net farm incomes in 2017 will be down from 2016 incomes unless grain prices respond to lower yields. Of course, there will be...

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2018 FORECAST PLACES CORN PRICES BELOW $4.00 PER BUSHEL

July 10th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

According to the University of Illinois, farmers planning for 2018 cash rents and acreage allocations can safely plan on corn prices of $3.80 and soybean prices of $9.50.  These are based on trend...

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FUEL ETHANOL: THE FUTURE OF CLEAN OCTANE, TODAY

July 6th, 2017  |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Additional Research

Have questions about ethanol? Start here!   The following research was compiled by the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the U.S. Grains Council. Whether you have no idea what fuel ethanol is...

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2017 GM CROP IMPACT REPORT

June 13th, 2017  |  Additional Research

We believe in the power of GM crops to help farmers in the fight for environment sustainability while improving the chances of a stable livelihood for farmers. On both sides of the GM debate,...

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2015 Illinois Agriculture Economic Contribution

June 13th, 2017  |  Additional Research

  As a member of the Illinois Livestock Development Group, we understand the contribution that livestock plays in overall corn usage. More than that, we care about the agriculture ecosystem and...

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CORN CROP ISN’T AS FAR BEHIND AS YOU MIGHT THINK

May 31st, 2017  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

Farmers might be a little “down in the mouth” about this year’s corn crop after a very wet spring and a lot of corn had to be replanted.  According to yesterday’s USDA report though, nationwide,...

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ETHANOL EXPORTS

May 23rd, 2017  |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Additional Research

According to a report from the Renewable Fuels Association, In 2015, the U.S. exported 836 million gallons of ethanol— identical to 2014’s volume and tied for the second-highest annual total on...

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