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ICGA COMMENDS SENATOR DUCKWORTH FOR CHAMPIONING ETHANOL

June 14th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— At a hearing in Washington today, Senator Tammy Duckworth (IL-D) joined senators from other states in exhibiting bi-partisan leadership in support of removing one of the many...

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IL CORN MEMBER TALKS COVER CROPS WITH U.S. EPA

June 13th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Best Management Practices

Heather Hampton+Knodle, American Agri-Women Vice President of Resolutions and Vital Issues, was recently featured in a YouTube video posted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In the...

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ICGA AT LARGE DIRECTORS UP FOR ELECTION

June 9th, 2017  |  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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STATEMENT REGARDING PRESIDENT TRUMP’S REMARKS ON WATERWAYS INFRASTRUCTURE

June 8th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s comments in support of...

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IL CORN GETS WEBSITE UPDATE

June 7th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

The IL Corn website got a new look with its recent update. The new site is mobile friendly, contains graphics that ease website navigation, and still provides the information of the old website....

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ICGA AT LARGE DIRECTORS UP FOR ELECTION

May 19th, 2017  |  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 that...

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ICGA PRESIDENT JUSTIN DURDAN COMMENTS ON SECRETARY PERDUE’S CONFIRMATION

April 25th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Sonny Perdue as U.S. Department of...

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ICGA APPRECIATES SENATOR DUCKWORTH’S SUPPORT OF LOCKS AND DAMS

April 19th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) appreciates Senator Tammy Duckworth’s (IL-D) outspoken support for investments in our waterways infrastructure systems, especially the...

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ICGA SUPPORTS RVP WAIVER FOR E15

April 6th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Today, the Illinois Corn Growers Association joined with the Illinois Renewable Fuels Association to ask Illinois legislators to support a reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver for 15 percent blends of...

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STATEMENT REGARDING SENATE APPROVAL OF SCOTT PRUITT

February 17th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s approval of Scott Pruitt’s nomination...

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ICGA DIRECTOR COMMENTS ON SOUTHERN ILLINOIS NUTRIENT LANDSCAPE

February 16th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA

The Illinois Nutrient Research & Education Council and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's College of Agricultural Sciences will be holding a nutrient management forum on March 15. The forum...

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STATEMENT REGARDING THE NOMINATION OF SONNY PERDUE TO USDA SECRETARY

January 19th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding President-Elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Sonny...

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FARMERS: VOICE YOUR FARM BILL CONCERNS WITH ONLINE SURVEY

January 18th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

Farmers, IL Corn needs you. We want to hear your thoughts concerning the next farm bill. We held in-person sessions across the state, but there’s still a chance for you to contribute. Take this...

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ETHANOL GHG EMISSIONS 43 PERCENT LOWER THAN GASOLINE

January 12th, 2017  |  ICGA

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Corn-based ethanol emits 43 percent fewer greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than gasoline when measured on an energy equivalent basis, according to a new USDA report, “A Life-Cycle...

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STATEMENT REGARDING CROP PRODUCTION REPORT

January 12th, 2017  |  ICGA

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Crop...

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STU ELLIS: MEDIA AWARD RECIPIENT

December 12th, 2016  |  ICGA

Bloomington, IL – The Illinois Corn Growers Association’s 2016 Excellence in Media Award was given to Stu Ellis, S2LS Ag Communications, at the ICGA Annual Meeting today at the Marriott Hotel and...

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FARMER RECOGNIZED FOR COMMITMENT TO ETHANOL

December 12th, 2016  |  ICGA

Bloomington, IL – Bob Fitzpatrick, retired Illinois farmer and former leader of the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA), was recognized today for his work in support of the ethanol...

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ADAMS HONORED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

December 12th, 2016  |  ICGA

Bloomington, IL – Susan Adams, Atlanta, IL family farmer, is the recipient of the ICGA 2016 Environmental Award. The award recognizes individuals who exhibit commitment to conservation and...

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SULLIVAN RECEIVES FRIEND OF AG AWARD

December 12th, 2016  |  ICGA

Bloomington, IL – John Sullivan, Illinois State Senator (D-Rushville), is the 2016 Friend of Ag Award Recipient.  The Friend of Ag Award seeks to honor individuals who have made significant...

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ETHANOL PROMOTER RECOGNIZED BY CORN GROWERS

December 12th, 2016  |  ICGA

Bloomington, IL – John Sullivan, retiring State Senator (D-Rushville), was recognized by the Illinois Corn Growers Association for his work in support of the ethanol industry during their Annual...

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