ICGA farmer leaders make two or more in-person trips to our state and national capitals each year, as well as multiple phone calls with leaders on our members’ behalf. Lobbying on the Hill for infrastructure improvements, trade agreements, self-regulation and more, is just one way we keep a close relationship with our congresspeople and senators. We also keep our members informed about up-and-coming bills, policies, votes, and activity through weekly emails and an opt-in text alert system, which gives them the opportunity to directly connect with their law makers. We believe that every voice counts!
Let's face it - Springfield, IL and Washington, DC are fast-paced, complicated places. You need an association that monitors current events in both capitals and has established connections with our state and national leaders. Through grassroots advocacy, IL Corn will amplify your voice and protect your interests along with those of your farmer-neighbors. TOGETHER we can create a future for IL corn farmers in which you can operate responsibly, freely, and successfully.
Becoming a member of the IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) automatically extends your membership upward to the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) as well as downward, to a grassroots county-level, enabling connections and support on a country-wide basis down to local, county-wide, basis.
A membership with ICGA is a wise investment. It will make a difference for the future of your family farm, not to mention, provide some valuable and tangible membership perks along the way!