Legislation & Regulation

DON’T JUST WATCH THE NEXT FARM BILL DEBATE

March 30th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Here in rural America, farmers have been talking, thinking, planning, and prioritizing for the next Farm Bill.  Though for a second, we wondered if it might have come in 2018, most experts now...

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NAFTA UPDATE

March 22nd, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

At their recent legislative fly-in to Washington, DC, leaders of the Illinois Corn Growers Association heard that behind the scenes, negotiators feel that they are making some great progress...

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POULTY, BEEF, PORK EXPORTS OFF TO GREAT START IN 2018, UNDERSCORE NAFTA IMPORTANCE

March 14th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Livestock |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

January 2018 poultry, egg, and beef export volume increased over January 2017, with pork export volume holding steady with last year’s strong volume.  2018 is off to a great start in the export...

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BREAKING NEWS: WHITE HOUSE MEETING ON RFS POSTPONED

March 12th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Over the weekend, IL Corn joined with the Illinois Soybean Association, asking you to call the president.  You called, and your voices were heard!    Still, the threat is not over.  The...

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URGENT JOINT CALL TO ACTION FOR MEMBERS OF THE ILLINOIS CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION AND ILLINOIS SOYBEAN GROWERS!

March 9th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Your soybean and corn growers associations need you to take action early this week, to tell President Trump that you need him to uphold his commitment to biofuels and the Renewable Fuel Standard...

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NAFTA ON THE AGENDA FOR IL CORN DC MEETINGS

March 7th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

Farmer leaders from the Illinois Corn Growers Association will be making visits to all members of the Illinois congressional delegation during a legislative fly-in event next week. One item on...

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FOREIGN COMPETITORS OUTSPEND U.S. 4 TO 1 ON AG EXPORT PROMOTIONS

March 6th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

U.S. agriculture is getting over-powered in marketing overseas by about 4 to 1, according to a new analysis of 2016 spending. And, it appears that foreign ag competitors are not backing off,...

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IL CORN JOINS IN UNANIMOUS SUPPORT OF RINS RESOLUTION

March 5th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

IL Corn delegates joined the 124 corn-farmer delegates to the National Corn Growers Association in unanimous support of a sense of the body resolution regarding the Renewable Fuel Standard...

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ICGA MEMBER UPDATE TO THE MARCH 1 RINS CALL TO ACTION

March 2nd, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Your Illinois Corn Growers Association board and staff are diligently working with the National Corn Growers Association, other state corn organizations and industry leaders to address this...

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