TOP ILLINOIS CORN BUYER TURNS EYE TO ETHANOL IMPORTS

April 17th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Bloomington, Ill.—Japanese authorities have good news for Illinois corn farmers: the government's new biofuel policy will allow imports of ETBE made from U.S. corn-based ethanol, a decision that...

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ICMB INTERNSHIP DEADLINE MAY 1

April 4th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for fall 2018 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experiences to college students and...

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A UNITED CALL TO IMPROVE AND COMPLETE NAFTA – NOW

April 3rd, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

We need NAFTA negotiations to come to an end. Beyond that, we need it to be improved. Read this call for both items of action from Global Farmer Network , an organization of which Illinois Corn...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD SEEKS INTERNS

March 27th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for fall 2018 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experiences to college students and...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD SEEKS INTERNS

March 21st, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for fall 2018 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experiences to college students and...

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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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BEEF INDUSTRY’S DIGITAL ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN BOOSTED BY ICMB/IBA INVESTMENT

January 29th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock |  Public Outreach

State beef councils continue to step up to extend digital advertising and promotion for beef across the country and this continues to be a priority area of investment for the Illinois Beef...

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IL CORN CONGRATULATES IL FSA COMMITTEE APPOINTEES

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

Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a slate of Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee Appointees. According to the USDA press release, “State committees are selected...

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DEADLINE FOR ICMB INTERNSHIPS IS FRIDAY!!

November 29th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for spring 2018 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experience to college students and...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD SEEKS INTERNS

November 16th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for spring 2018 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experience to college students and...

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APPLY TO BE AN ICMB SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

October 25th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for spring 2018 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experience to college students and...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD SEEKS INTERNS

October 18th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for spring 2018 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experience to college students and...

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IL CORN PARTNERS WITH AG IN THE CLASSROOM FOR AG LITERACY

September 1st, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Pictured (Left to Right): Illinois Ag in the Classroom Education Director Kevin Daugherty, ICMB Vice Chairman Don Duvall, Illinois Farm Bureau President Rich Guebert, and IAA Foundation Director...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

August 23rd, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Paul Jeschke, a farmer from Mazon, Illinois, was elected by his peers to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the 2017-18 term. Jeschke, a Grundy County...

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NEW BEEF HOOP BARN PROVIDES MANY BENEFITS TO FIRST GENERATION FARMER

August 14th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock

  (Camp Point, IL) – Jacob Schmidt did not grow up on a farm, but that did not stop him from pursuing and realizing his dream of being a farmer. With the help of family and neighbors, Jacob...

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TWO IL CORN FARMERS TAKE U.S. GRAINS COUNCIL BOARD POSITIONS

August 3rd, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Chairman and immediate past Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board have each been elected to a board seat on the U.S. Grains Council Board of Directors. Jim Raben, ICMB Chairman, was...

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CORN CHECKOFF BOARD ELECTION RESULTS FINALIZED BY IDOA

July 27th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Department of Agriculture announced the winners of the 2017 state agricultural commodity board elections. The Illinois Corn Marketing Board elected board members will serve three-year...

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SENATE APPROPS PROVIDES FULL FUNDING TO FMD PROGRAM

July 26th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Yesterday, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed its FY ’18 agriculture appropriations bill, which provides full funding of $34.5 million for the Foreign Market Development Program...

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IL CORN FARMER ELECTED TO NATIONAL CORN BOARD

July 21st, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

IL Corn is proud to share the news that past Illinois Corn Growers Association President and former Illinois Corn Marketing Board Chairman Kenneth Hartman, Jr., of Waterloo, has been elected by...

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NEW COW-CALF BARN ALLOWS YOUNG FARMER TO EXPAND COW HERD

July 19th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock

(Carthage, IL) – Ashton Gronewold knew that getting started in farming would not be easy, but he was determined to make it work. After receiving a degree in Engineering and working away from the...

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