CELEBRATING OUR PRESIDENT: TED MOTTAZ

February 18th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Ted Mottaz of Elmwood became the Illinois Corn Growers Association President in November of 2018, and he’s been working to lead the organization and accomplish our priorities ever...

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ICGA ANNOUNCES 2019 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

January 18th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

The Illinois Corn Growers Association excitedly looks forward to pursuing the following federal legislative goals in 2019:   Support ratification of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA)...

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678 LEADERS STAND READY FOR CALLS TO ACTION

January 11th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Since the Illinois Corn Growers Association launched their new advocate system, 678 leaders have signed up, ready to engage in calls to action that will impact the future of family farming in...

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CROP INSURANCE IMPROVEMENTS FOR IL FARMERS

January 9th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

  The Illinois Corn Growers Association worked diligently over several years to bring Illinois farmers a new crop insurance endorsement that will allow land from two counties to be combined...

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IL CORN MOURNS THE LOSS OF RECENT DIRECTOR: RICHARD GATES

January 8th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Richard W. Gates, former Illinois Corn Growers Association Director of District 15 from Carmi, passed away on January 5 at the age of 75.    Gates was a valued member of the ICGA Board of...

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FANDEL HONORED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

January 7th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Best Management Practices

Bloomington, IL – Pete Fandel, a farmer and teacher at Illinois Central College, was honored at the Illinois Corn Growers Association Annual Meeting on November 20, 2018 for his contributions to...

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RODNEY WEINZIERL RECOGNIZED FOR 30 YEARS OF SERVICE

January 3rd, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

Exports are driven not just by supply and demand, but by relationships and communications, according to Rodney Weinzierl, executive director of Illinois Corn. The U.S. Grains Council (USGC)...

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NCGA ANNOUNCES 2018 YIELD CONTEST WINNERS

January 2nd, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

With improved seed varieties, advanced production techniques and innovative growing practices, corn growers achieved impressive yields despite weather-related adversity in the National Corn...

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MIKE ADAMS: MEDIA AWARD RECIPIENT

December 28th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Public Outreach

Bloomington, IL – The Illinois Corn Growers Association’s 2018 Excellence in Media Award was given to Mike Adams, a radio broadcaster of the syndicated program Adams on Agriculture, at the ICGA...

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SIGN UP FOR THE NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION RATING STUDY

December 21st, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Additional Research

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) are working with university professors and Ag-Analytics to develop a Conservation Endorsement for the Federal...

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IL CORN STATEMENT ON FARM BILL SIGNING

December 20th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Ted Mottaz, President of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, issued the following statement regarding President Trump signing the new farm bill, the Agriculture Improvement...

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ICGA SECURES CROP INSURANCE CHANGE

December 13th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Farm Policy

IL Corn scored a win for our members. Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency announced a new endorsement to the federal crop insurance policies corn farmers can purchase....

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IL CORN STATEMENT ON THE NEW WATERS OF U.S. RULE

December 12th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Ted Mottaz, President of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, issued the following statement regarding the release of the new Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule:   “Illinois...

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ICGA AT THE TABLE FOR DEVELOPING NEW ETHANOL-POWERED FUEL LEGISLATION

December 11th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—In a letter to Congressman John Shimkus (R-IL) regarding his discussion draft of the 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act, Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) stated its...

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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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