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  • ICGA STATEMENT REGARDING ETHANOL TAX CREDIT

    Published: Tue. Apr 15th, 2014 by: Tricia Braid

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tricia Braid (309) 557-3257     BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association President Gary Hudson, a family farmer from Hindsboro, IL, released the following statement in response to media reports citing Illinois Petroleum Marketers Association vice-president Bill Fleischli’s claims related to the ethanol tax incentive. “Bill Fleischli and the Illinois Petroleum Marketers are looking for ways to scare motorists about ethanol and its impact on gas prices. Talk of increasing the motor fuels tax provided a …Read More »
  • ILLINOIS ECONOMY SUFFERS WHEN CORN PRICES DROP

    Published: Wed. Apr 9th, 2014 by: Tricia Braid

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tricia Braid   (309) 557-3257   BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The difference in corn prices between 2012 and 2013 means a nearly $7.5 billion loss to the Illinois economy. Data resulting from an analysis conducted by Western Illinois University’s (WIU) Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs clearly illustrate the close tie between a strong corn industry and economic activity across the state of Illinois. “When corn prices are strong, the impacts are felt statewide,” said Gary Hudson, Illinois Corn …Read More »

 
 
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