ICGA 2021 Federal Synopsis

Jacqueline Muhammad

January 14th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Illinois Corn Growers Association 2021 Federal Synopsis   In a historic move following the insurrection of the U.S. Capitol the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump...

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ICGA Urges the Importance of NESP

Dan Obert

January 13th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Urges the Start of NESP   New construction on locks and dams on the inland waterways system is critical to agriculture and other industries throughout the state, Midwest and...

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WRDA 2020 Alive in Lame Duck Session

Dan Obert

December 3rd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

WRDA 2020 Alive in Lame Duck Session   The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2020 remains in play as debate continues in Congress during the lame duck session. The latest is WRDA 2020 may...

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Ag Groups Seek Help from State

Dan Obert

December 2nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Livestock |  Legislation & Regulation

Ag Groups Seek Help from State   Illinois agriculture asks Governor JB Pritzker to please continue to consider employees of livestock processing plants as essential workers to gain earlier access...

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Randy Stauffer: Environmental Award Recipient

Katie Smith

December 1st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Randy Stauffer: Environmental Award Recipient   Randy Stauffer of Morton, IL, was honored by the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at their virtual annual meeting on November 24, 2020 for...

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Representative John Shimkus: World of Corn Recipient

Katie Smith

December 1st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Representative John Shimkus: World of Corn Recipient John Shimkus, Illinois 15th District Congressperson, was honored for his service to Illinois corn farmers by the Illinois Corn Growers...

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Brian West: Ethanol Award Recipient

Katie Smith

December 1st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Brian West: Ethanol Award Recipient Brian West received the ethanol award from the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at the group’s virtual annual meeting on November 24, 2020.   West...

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DeLoss Jahnke: Media Award Recipient

Katie Smith

November 30th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

DeLoss Jahnke: Media Award Recipient The Illinois Corn Growers Association’s 2020 Excellence in Media Award was given to DeLoss Jahnke, Network & Audio Services Anchor/Editor at RFD Illinois, at...

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ICGA Elects New Officers, Board Members

Lindsay Mitchell

November 24th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

ICGA Elects New Officers, Board Members    Randy DeSutter, a farmer from Woodhull, IL, has been elected president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for 2020-2021 at their...

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Annual Meeting to be Held Virtually

Dan Obert

November 11th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Annual Meeting to be Held Virtually Members planning to travel to Bloomington for the upcoming annual meeting November 24th should plan on firing up their laptops and joining virtually...

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EPA Approved Dicamba Products For Use Through 2025

Lindsay Mitchell

October 27th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

EPA Approves Dicamba Products For Use Through 2025   Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that EPA is approving registrations of three dicamba...

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Audio Update: Importance of the Lock and Dam System with Marty Marr

Dan Obert

October 20th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

Audio Update: Importance of the Lock and Dam System with Marty Marr   Illinois grain and livestock farmer Marty Marr explains the importance of the lock and dam system, the need for an efficient...

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LaGrange Lock on the Illinois River Reopens; Other Newly Maintained Locks Follow

Lindsay Mitchell

October 19th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

LaGrange Lock on the Illinois River Reopens; Other Newly Maintained Locks Follow The LaGrange Lock and Dam at Versailles, IL on the Illinois River reopened last week after a major maintenance...

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ICGA Submits Comments on JCAR Ruling

Dan Obert

October 14th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Submits Comments on JCAR Ruling The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) took comments on the anhydrous ammonia certification. ICGA submitted comments on behalf of Illinois’ corn...

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Audio Update: ICGA President Bill Leigh on the Next Gen Fuels Act

Dan Obert

October 9th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Audio Update: ICGA President Bill Leigh on the Next Gen Fuels Act   ICGA President, Bill Leigh hosted Communication Manager, Dan Obert on his Minonk farm to talk more about the Next Generation...

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Precision Conservation Management Program Receives USDA RCPP Renewal

Lindsay Mitchell

October 7th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management Program Receives USDA RCPP Renewal Precision Conservation Management, the premiere conservation program of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, received a...

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Ecosystem Services Market Consortium, ICGA, ADM and Growmark Launch Pilot for IL Farmers

October 2nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Ecosystem Services Market Consortium, ICGA, ADM and Growmark Launch Pilot for IL Farmers   The Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC), Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA), Archer...

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Illinois Corn Growers Association Welcomes Bustos’ Next Generation Fuels Act

Lindsay Mitchell

September 24th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Illinois Corn Growers Association Welcomes Bustos’ Next Generation Fuels Act   The Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) welcomes legislation introduced by Rep. Cheri Bustos in the U.S. House...

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EPA Announces Interim Decision on Crucial Crop Protection Tools

Lindsay Mitchell

September 21st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

EPA Announces Interim Decision on Crucial Crop Protection Tools   Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a long-awaited interim decision regarding the reregistration of the...

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ICGA Supports Availability of Neonicotinoids

Lindsay Mitchell

August 31st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Supports Availability of Neonicotinoids In comments to the EPA today, the Illinois Corn Growers Association supported the registration of neonicotinoids, a commonly used class of...

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