Legislation & Regulation

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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