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Legislation & Regulation

Legislation & Regulation

WATERWAY INFRASTRUCTURE IN MUCH NEED OF UPDATES

June 20th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams |  Legislation & Regulation

The need for an improved infrastructure is an issue that has received serious attention in recent months. When President Donald Trump spoke on June, 7th in Cincinnati, Ohio on the subject on...

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YOUR CORN ETHANOL WILL BE CLEARING THE AIR IN MEXICO

June 19th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

This is a big deal, so read carefully. A significant opportunity to improve the demand picture for your IL Corn in underway in Mexico. Due to the work of the U.S. Grains Council, with support from...

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ICGA COMMENDS SENATOR DUCKWORTH FOR CHAMPIONING ETHANOL

June 14th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— At a hearing in Washington today, Senator Tammy Duckworth (IL-D) joined senators from other states in exhibiting bi-partisan leadership in support of removing one of the many...

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STATEMENT REGARDING PRESIDENT TRUMP’S REMARKS ON WATERWAYS INFRASTRUCTURE

June 8th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s comments in support of...

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REVIEW OF PRESIDENT’S BUDGET AND CROP INSURANCE

June 2nd, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

As you know, the Trump Administration released its Fiscal Year 2018 Budget last week. It calls for major reductions in federal spending to help secure the goal of substantial debt...

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SUMMER DRIVING SEASON = USE MORE ETHANOL

May 24th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer and vacation season for most Americans.  Vacation season equals more miles in the car, more fuel use, and more ethanol in every tank. But some Americans are...

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AUDIO UPDATE: IL CORN JOINS 138 AG GROUPS IN SUPPORT OF USTR ROBERT LIGHTHIZER

May 17th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

IL Corn joins 138 food and agriculture trade associations and companies in congratulating Robert Lighthizer on his Senate confirmation as the U.S. trade representative (USTR). The coalition of...

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PROTECT YOUR YIELDS BY DEFENDING BIFENTHRIN DURING EPA COMMENT PERIOD

May 15th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

The EPA needs to hear from you to ensure you continue to have the best choices available for your crop protection toolbox. Bifenthrin – the active ingredient in Capture® LFR® insecticide, Ethos®...

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CRAPPIE MASTERS SPOKESMAN IN SPRINGFIELD TOUTING ETHANOL

May 12th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

  IL Corn has been working to expand market access for higher ethanol blends in Illinois. Unfortunately, some longstanding myths about ethanol are entrenched in the minds of many people. To get...

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USDA SECRETARY PERDUE ANNOUNCES AGENCY REORG AND NEW EMPHASIS ON TRADE

May 11th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

On the banks of the Ohio River today in Cincinnati, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that he will reorganize his Department, adding a new Undersecretary of Trade...

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MAY IS WORLD TRADE MONTH – EXPORTS MATTER!

May 4th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

The export market is hugely important to Illinois corn farmers, with nearly 40 percent of their grain leaving the state.  Our competitive advantage – the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers – makes us...

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NCGA CHAIRMAN HOSTS REGULATORY STAFFERS ON FARM

April 28th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

National Corn Growers Association Chairman Chip Bowling, of Newburg, Maryland, hosted federal officials on his farm this week as part of a field day put on by the American Seed Trade Association...

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STATEMENT REGARDING CROP PRODUCTION REPORT

January 13th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Corn Growers Association President Justin Durdan, a farmer from Utica, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Crop...

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TAKE ACTION NOW TO PROTECT YOUR FARM

July 1st, 2016  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

If you’re an Illinois Corn Growers Association member, you received a grassroots advocacy packet in the mail this week.  The packet asked you to take action to stop the EPA on atrazine and ethanol...

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FORGET BEEF, WHERE'S THE SCIENCE?

September 17th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) is at it again, this time proposing extremely stringent regulations for particulate matter, or what you and I would probably call dust. Illinois...

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HALVORSON TO TALK AGRICULTURE JOBS DURING LASALLE COUNTY TOUR

August 19th, 2010  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Office of Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson 11th Congressional District, Illinois EVENT ADVISORY For More Information: Contact: Ryan Vanderbilt (202) 503-5188 or...

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STATE LEGISLATION ENSURES CONSUMER ACCESS TO LOWER COST GASOLINE

May 4th, 2010  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Bloomington, Ill—Today the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) celebrated the IL Senate’s passage of HB 4652, a measure that will eventually allow higher blends of ethanol to receive the...

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NO SILVER LINING IN EPA STORM CLOUD

February 4th, 2010  |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                  Contact: Tim Lenz (217) 825-6048                                                                   Tricia Braid Terry (309) 830-3393   BLOOMINGTON,...

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EPA's POSTPONEMENT ON WAIVER REQUEST DISAPPOINTS ILLINOIS CORN GROWERS

December 1st, 2009  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                       Contact: Tricia Braid Terry (309) 557-3257                                                                                Rob Elliott (309)...

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