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  • ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

    Published: Tue. Aug 19th, 2014 by: Tricia Braid

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tricia Braid                   (309) 827-0912 BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Lou Lamoreux, a grain and livestock farmer from Lanark, Illinois, was elected by his peers to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the 2014-15 term. Lamoreux, a Carroll County farmer, has served on the Board for five years. As Chairman, Lamoreux represents the organization as a whole and continues his obligations to corn farmers in District 12 which …Read More »
  • ILLINOIS FARMERS ELECT DIRECTORS TO CHECKOFF BOARD

    Published: Mon. Aug 4th, 2014 by: Tricia Braid

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The Illinois Corn Marketing Board will seat two returning and three new members at an upcoming meeting.  The Illinois Department of Agriculture recently announced the results of the farmer elections. IDOA Director Flider congratulated the farmers on their election and observed that it’s an honor to be chosen by one’s peers. The farmers elected to ICMB invest corn checkoff dollars as they are assessed and levied at the first point of sale. State law sets the assessment for …Read More »
  • STUDY PROVES LAND USE CHANGE DUE TO ETHANOL IS A MYTH

    Published: Wed. Jun 4th, 2014 by: Tricia Braid

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         CONTACT: Tricia Braid                    (309) 827-0912   Bloomington, Ill.—A new study finds that increased corn yields and more efficient use of corn ethanol co-products will greatly decrease land needed for ethanol production, flying in the face of conventional anti-ethanol criticisms. The research indicates crop land attributable to ethanol production will drop from the current 25% to as …Read More »
  • ETHANOL BLENDED FUEL CAN CUT THE PAIN OF SUMMER DRIVING SEASON FILL-UPS

    Published: Fri. May 23rd, 2014 by: TRICIA BRAID

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   CONTACT: Tricia Braid                    (309) 827-0912     BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—With Chicago-metro area gas prices hovering just under the $4 mark, motorists are more than likely looking for ways to save money the next time they pull up to fill’er-up. AAA reported in today’s Fuel Gauge Report the average price for regular unleaded in the Chicago-metro market at $3.959. In …Read More »
  • PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR ELECTION TO ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD

    Published: Thu. Apr 17th, 2014 by: Becky Finfrock

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Tricia Braid   309-827-0912   Bloomington, Ill - Petitions are now available for corn producers who are interested in running for a seat on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board.  Petitions are available from local University of Illinois Extension offices or from the Department of Agriculture. To be eligible, producers must be of legal voting age, have produced and marketed corn during the 2013 commodity year, and reside in the district to be represented.  In order to …Read More »

 
 
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