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CORN SCOOPS

Our Corn Scoops stories represent a collection of news from various sources that Illinois corn farmers might find valuable. From time to time, we also sprinkle in a bit of opinion! Our goal for Corn Scoops is to provide a service to our membership – a one stop location to catch up on the important issues of the week and to keep up to date on Illinois agriculture.

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  • THOUSANDS PARTICIPATED IN FARM BILL OPPORTUNITIES

    Published: Fri. Jan 30th, 2015 by: Tricia Braid

    Over 9,000 farmers answered the call from Illinois Corn Growers Association President Kenny Hartman earlier this week and then stayed on the line to participate in our Farm Bill telephone town hall meeting. Following that, over 400 participated in our live webinars. Do you have all the information you need to sign up for the 2014 Farm Bill? We’re nearing several deadlines regarding the 2014 Farm Bill. The legislation has been called the most complicated farm bill in history. That’s why ICGA is working to provide you with as many opportunities as possible to participate in learning sessions. If you …Read More »
  • PORK EXPO FEATURES SESSIONS FOR GRAIN FARMERS

    Published: Thu. Jan 29th, 2015 by: Lindsay Mitchell

    Illinois corn farmers are invited to attend the 2015 IL Pork Expo, Feb. 3-4, at the Peoria Civic Center.  This year's Pork Expo has several events that may be of interest. A special breakout session sponsored by the Illinois Soybean Association and the Soy Checkoff will be held Wednesday, Feb. 4, from 9 - 10:30 a.m., for anyone interested in learning more about current contract production opportunities for pork production in Illinois. A panel discussion titled, "Opportunities and Expectations for Contract Growers," will feature: Tim Steinkamp, Cargill Matt Henry, The Maschhoffs Al Muhlenbruck, Tri-Oak Foods Nic Anderson, IL Livestock Development …Read More »
  • FARMDOC OFFERS FARM BILL SEMINAR SERIES

    Published: Wed. Jan 28th, 2015 by: Lindsay Mitchell

    Were you one of the more than 9,000 farmers that joined us at 7 pm on Tuesday for the Tele Town Hall?  If you missed it, you can listen to a recording of that meeting here! Don’t forget, our Farm Bill 2014 webinar series continues with a second webinar at 7 pm tonight, January 28.  191 farmers already benefited from the series this morning.  Click here to register! ____________________________________ Attend a seminar to learn more about how to manage your risk with the help of the farm program safety net offers a variety of choices.  But which …Read More »
  • FARM BILL WEBINARS THIS WEEK

    Published: Tue. Jan 27th, 2015 by: Rosie Sanderson

    On January 28 and 29, IL Corn will host a series of Farm Bill webinars, presented by Dr. Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois, to help you navigate what is probably the most complicated Farm Bill in recent history.  The schedule for those two days is as follows (click on the link to register): Wed, Jan 28, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST Wed, Jan 28, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST Thu, Jan 29, 2015 7:00 AM …Read More »
  • PLAN FOR 7PM TELEPHONE CALL TUESDAY JANUARY 27

    Published: Mon. Jan 26th, 2015 by: Tricia Braid

    Tomorrow evening, IL Corn will be dialing up as many of you as possible and invite you to stay on the line for a telephone town hall meeting at 7pm on January 27th. You can find out more by visiting www.ilcorn.org and visit the Farm Bill section. The direct link is www.ilcorn.org/farmbill2014. If you do not get the call and would like to join, you can listen to the call live on our website in the Farm Bill section. You’ll also want to register for one of the three Farm Bill informational webinars we’re hosting this week. On …Read More »

 
 
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