Legislation & Regulation

RFS ANALYSIS FINDS ‘TREMENDOUS PROGRESS’ MADE TOWARD MEETING ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC GOALS OF RFS2

December 27th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Ten years ago this month, President George W. Bush signed into law the Energy Independence and Security Act, greatly expanding the scope and impact of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). In the...

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WE MUST NOT TAKE NAFTA’S BLESSINGS FOR GRANTED

December 26th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

The day after Christmas is a good day to consider all the blessings we enjoy – in our country, in our homes, on our farms.  Is the North American Free Trade Agreement one of those blessings?  Tim...

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#NEXTFARMBILL PRIORITIES FROM HOUSE AG COMMITTEE

December 20th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Following a series of listening sessions held all over the nation – one of which was held in Illinois at the Farm Progress Show in August – the House Ag Committee is now working to bring awareness...

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NAFTA NEIGHBOR PROPOSES DOUBLING OF ETHANOL MANDATE

December 14th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

During the current uncertainty about the future of NAFTA, it's important to remember the many layers of impact that United States agriculture has on our North American trade neighbors. A Canadian...

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IL CONGRESSMEN SUPPORT THE ROLE ETHANOL CAN PLAY IN THE HIGH-OCTANE FUEL FUTURE

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

Congressman John Shimkus (R-IL) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) spoke on behalf of high octane low carbon fuels at a Congressional hearing earlier this week. IL Corn appreciates the...

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ICGA COMMENDS SENATOR DUCKWORTH FOR CHAMPIONING WATERWAYS IMPROVEMENTS

December 11th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams |  Legislation & Regulation

At a recent hearing conducted by the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works (EPW), Senator Tammy Duckworth (IL-D) exhibited leadership in advancing the case for long-overdue...

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TRENDS IN RURAL AMERICA FROM USDA

December 6th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is undertaking a new agricultural census this month. IL Corn encourages you to complete the census fully and accurately as the data is used in many ways. There...

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