IL Corn Will Again Advertise Regionally During The Big Football Game

Lindsay Mitchell

January 27th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

For the second time, IL Corn will air positive corn and corn farmer messages during football’s biggest game on February 13, 2022. The farmer-led checkoff association will focus on positioning corn...

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What in the husk are corn plastics?

Tara Desmond

January 25th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Biotechnology |  Ethanol

You already know that corn can be a solution to so many of our world’s climate challenges, but do you know enough about each renewable opportunity to explain it to your off-the-farm peers? In this...

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LOCK 25 ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER RECEIVES DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION FUNDS

Lindsay Mitchell

January 19th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Locks and Dams

Funding to complete design and construction for Lock 25 near Winfield, MO on the Mississippi River is included in the Army Corps of Engineers budget presented to Congress today to allocate the...

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EPA Renews Enlist Product Registrations with New Control Measures, Providing Growers with Certainty for the 2022 Growing Season

EPA

January 13th, 2022  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation

The EPA is issuing seven-year registrations for two herbicide products, Enlist Duo and Enlist One, to ensure growers have access to effective pesticide tools for the 2022 growing season. The new...

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Looking Back at 2021

Tara Desmond

December 29th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

If you describe 2021 in two words, what would it be? Captain Resilient? Magical Dumblecorn? It's been a long year and at IL Corn we're sharing some stories from each month last year that you may...

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Reading about Corn

Tara Desmond

December 16th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

Illinois Ag in the Classroom offers an abundance of resources for teachers to help aid them with activities and lessons on agriculture designed to enhance the K-12 experience.  They have an...

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10 Gift Ideas from IL Corn

Tara Desmond & Lindsay Mitchell

December 9th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology

Are you doing some last minute shopping but want to support your local corn farmer?  IL Corn has put together a list of 10 ways you can do that.     Hey Dude Shoes Hey Dudes...

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Free Webinar 12/10 on Impacts of Weather on Your Farm

Tara Desmond

December 7th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Eric Snodgrass is a Science Fellow and Principal Atmospheric Scientist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, where he develops predictive, analytical software solutions to manage weather risk for global...

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Checking In On Your Corn Checkoff

Mark Wilson

December 1st, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Your Illinois corn checkoff spent the entirety of 2021 positioning Illinois corn farmers to grow, and corn isn’t the only thing growing!   We’ve grown markets, we’ve increased profitability,...

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ICGA Celebrates Paul & Donna Jeschke's Service to IL Corn Farmers

Lindsay Mitchell

November 23rd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

Paul and Donna Jeschke of Mazon, IL are the recipients of the Illinois Corn Growers Association’s (ICGA) top award. ICGA leaders honored the couple for their service to Illinois corn farmers at...

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IL Corn hosts Mexican Trade Team

Collin Watters

November 16th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Exports

Illinois Corn Marketing Board was excited to welcome Mexican white corn buyers from Gruma in Illinois after a halt in visits due to COVID.    Representatives from Gruma, a global food company...

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Conservation Corner: Focusing on Fertilizer and Tillage

Megan Dwyer

November 11th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

As harvest wraps up for most farmers across the state and an overall favorable forecast is predicted, focus turns to fall fertilizer and tillage. Precision Conservation Management (PCM) looks at...

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Honoring Veteran Farmers

Tara Desmond

November 10th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB

IL Corn got a chance to catch up with veteran farmer Chris Gould (Gould) right before Veterans Day.  After asking some questions and getting to know a couple of Gould’s experiences here’s a little...

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Turkish Feed Grain Importers Enjoy a Visit to Illinois

Tara Desmond

October 27th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Exports

This past week, the Illinois Corn Marketing Board (IL Corn) partnered with the U.S. Grains Council and Marquis Energy to host a trade team of distiller dried grain (DDGS) buyers from Turkey for a...

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Waterways Campaign Highlights Environmental & Economic Impacts

Lindsay Mitchell

October 26th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Locks and Dams |  Public Outreach

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is proud to partner with the Waterways Council Inc, Illinois Soybean Association, and others to help audiences understand the importance of inland waterways and...

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Welcome New IL Corn Employee

October 20th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

We are happy to announce and welcome our new Marketing & Communications Manager to IL Corn, Tara Desmond. Tara was born in Central Illinois and has spent all of her life in Illinois.  She spent...

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Trade Teams Utilize Other Resources

Collin Watters

October 14th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Exports

Mark and Cristin Wilson welcomed a video crew to their farm to see corn harvest in action. IL Corn staff and our partners at the US Grains Council and Illinois Pork Producers will use these videos...

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IL Corn Optimistic About New Opportunities Within Budget Reconciliation Bill

Megan Dwyer

October 6th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Unpacking the proposed $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation legislative package reveals optimism. The Illinois Corn Growers Association (IL Corn) is appreciative of the commitment to biofuel...

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IL Corn Connects with Farmer Members and Elected Officials at Farm Progress Show 21

Lindsay Mitchell

September 3rd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Legislation & Regulation

Farm Progress Show 2021 in Decatur, IL was a great time for the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) to connect with farmer members and elected officials, says Randy DeSutter,...

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Congratulations Taylor and Hartman, 2021 Master Farmers

Lindsay Mitchell

September 2nd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

Paul Taylor of Esmond and Kenneth Hartman of Waterloo are former and current IL Corn farmer leaders being named 2021 Master Farmers this week at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, IL. IL Corn...

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