JOIN THE ICGA ADVOCACY TEAM

December 3rd, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Public Outreach

The Illinois Corn Growers Association is offering a new service to members and non-members that want to be a part of our advocacy team.   Anyone that wants to help can text ILCORN to 52886 and...

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IL CORN STATEMENT ON THE USMCA SIGNING

November 30th, 2018  |  ICGA

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Ted Mottaz, President of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, issued the following statement regarding the ceremony to sign the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

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ICGA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS, BOARD MEMBERS

November 20th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA

NORMAL, Ill.—Ted Mottaz, a farmer from Elmwood, has been elected president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for 2018-2019 at their re-organizational meeting, which was held today...

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JOIN US FOR COMMODITY CLASSIC, FARM ASSETS CONFERENCE

November 8th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Registration for America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused agricultural and educational experience officially opens at 10:00 a.m. Central on Wednesday, November 14.   The 2019 Commodity...

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THIRTY-ONE ILLINOIS CORN FARMERS STOOD UP FOR CORN

November 5th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Though the comment period fell right in the middle of corn harvest and fall field work, 31 Illinois farmers stood up for corn during the recent SAFE rule comment period.   THANK YOU!   Farmers...

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IL CORN STATEMENT ON TRADE AGREEMENT WITH CANADA AND MEXICO

October 1st, 2018  |  ICGA

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Aron Carlson, President of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, issued the following statement regarding trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and...

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ICGA AT-LARGE DIRECTORS UP FOR ELECTION

August 7th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Two at-large positions on the Illinois Corn Growers Association Board of Directors are elected each year at their annual meeting.    In order to run as an at-large director, the bylaws require...

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PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS YEAR-ROUND E15 COMING SOON

July 26th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Illinois Corn Growers Association believes that the marketplace is where farmers prefer to derive their income, and as such, have encouraged President Trump today through a membership call to...

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ICGA STATEMENT ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TRADE AID PLAN

July 24th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association President Aron Carlson, a farmer from Winnebago, Ill., released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s announcement of...

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IL FARMERS SURVEYED ABOUT NUTRIENT LOSS

July 5th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Best Management Practices

Interested farmers can help the Illinois Corn Growers Association determine the farming community’s perspective on nutrient loss and the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy by participating...

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DON'T FORGET TO SNAP SUMMER CORN PHOTOS FOR CASH PRIZES

July 2nd, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Public Outreach

The Illinois Corn Growers Association and National Corn Growers Association invite photographers, both amateur and professional, to help share our story of farming field corn in America through...

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URGENT: ILLINOIS FARMERS NEED YOUR CALLS TODAY!

June 27th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA

As the Senate prepares to debate amendments to their farm bill and the final bill itself, Illinois Corn Growers Association is asking farmers to call both Senator Duckworth and Senator Durbin in...

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ICGA AT-LARGE DIRECTORS UP FOR ELECTION

June 14th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Two at-large positions on the Illinois Corn Growers Association Board of Directors are elected each year at their annual meeting.    In order to run as an at-large director, the bylaws require...

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ICGA MEMBERSHIPS MAKE GREAT FATHER’S DAY GIFTS

June 11th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA

It’s the week before Father’s Day and you have no ideas for the special man in your life.  How about an Illinois Corn Growers Association membership?   Your father, grandfather, son or uncle...

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ICGA AT-LARGE DIRECTORS UP FOR ELECTION

May 18th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Two at-large positions on the Illinois Corn Growers Association Board of Directors are elected each year at their annual meeting.    In order to run as an at-large director, the bylaws require...

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ICGA OPPOSES FARM BILL AMENDMENTS THAT HARM CROP INSURANCE

May 16th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

The House Rules Committee met yesterday and approved the first 20 amendments that can be offered during the Farm Bill debate.  These 20 were not controversial.   The Committee is meeting again...

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HELP US DEFEND HARVEST PRICE OPTION IN CROP INSURANCE

May 1st, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Although the House Agriculture Committee prides itself on bipartisanship, lines were clearly drawn in the farm bill vote out of committee in April.  The vote was 26-20, along party...

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CALL TO ACTION: FARMERS NEED THE RFS

April 6th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

President Trump and Members of Congress have been hearing a lot about how important the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) is to Illinois farmers and rural America.   Regardless, the White House is...

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USDA INCREASED CORN STOCKS, DECREASED CORN PLANTED ACRES

March 29th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2018, totaled 8.89 billion bushels, up 3 percent from the same last year.  They also report more corn...

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NAFTA UPDATE

March 22nd, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

At their recent legislative fly-in to Washington, DC, leaders of the Illinois Corn Growers Association heard that behind the scenes, negotiators feel that they are making some great progress...

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