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IL Corn Internships Deliver Invaluable Skills and Insights to the Next Generation

Brianna Croft

July 27th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

  IL Corn offers a summer intern program, Brianna Croft and Emily Bruch joined the small team by assisting the legislative, communications and marketing departments. Through real world...


Leigh elected to NCGA Corn Board

July 27th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA

IL Corn congratulates past IL Corn Growers Association President Bill Leigh of Minonk on his election to the National Corn Growers Association’s (NCGA) Corn Board. Elections took place, last week...


ICGA and FFA grows roots in DC

Haley Bickelhaupt

July 26th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

IL Corn farmer leaders and Illinois FFA were seen throughout the United States’ Capitol last week advocating for membership priorities and attending the National Corn Growers Association’s Corn...


What is Octane and Why is Octane Important for Increased Efficiency and Lower Emissions

Brianna Croft

July 18th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Ethanol

What is Octane? A gasoline octane rating measures the fuel’s ability to resist auto-ignition (combustion of the air: fuel mixture before desired). Auto ignition can cause noise in the engine and,...


History, Current Challenges, Highlight Need for a Robust Farm Bill

Brooke Appleton

July 18th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Imagine for a moment that it’s 1933, and you’re in a quaint, white farmhouse somewhere in the middle of America. Fascism is on the rise and the country is heading for a second world war while...


IL Corn Releases 2023 Cover Crop Coupon

Tara Desmond

July 18th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation

IL Corn is committed to supporting sustainable agricultural practices in Illinois. In collaboration with seed suppliers, they have launched the annual coupon program to make it easier for farmers...


Illinois Farmers Council meets with Durbin and Jackson

July 13th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

The Illinois Farmers Council joined U.S. Senator Richard Durbin and U.S. Representative Johnathan Jackson (IL-1) to discuss the 2023 Farm Bill, last week in Bloomington, Illinois.     Senator...


IL Corn Growers Association and National Corn Growers Association Express Concerns to the President, Build New Coalition

July 13th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

In a letter to President Biden, 90 trade groups outlined significant concerns with the EPA’s proposed recent rules and the need to preserve consumers’ access to affordable, reliable and efficient...