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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