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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FUEL ETHANOL: THE FUTURE OF CLEAN OCTANE, TODAY

July 6th, 2017  |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Additional Research

Have questions about ethanol? Start here!   The following research was compiled by the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the U.S. Grains Council. Whether you have no idea what fuel ethanol is...

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CANDIDATES ANNOUNCED FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD

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

SPRINGFIELD, IL -- The Illinois Department of Agriculture has released the names of the candidates slated for three commodity board elections, which are scheduled for July 6.  Producers are...

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IL CORN INTERNS WORKING SUMMER PROJECTS

June 15th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

IL Corn welcomes three summer interns to our office this summer. Two interns are working for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, and one for the Illinois Corn Growers Association.   ICMB’s summer...

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IL CORN GETS WEBSITE UPDATE

June 7th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB

The IL Corn website got a new look with its recent update. The new site is mobile friendly, contains graphics that ease website navigation, and still provides the information of the old website....

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GREAT CRAFT WHISKEY STARTS WITH GREAT IL CORN

June 6th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

  Photo Caption: Competition was stiff at the Heartland Whiskey Competition where more than 75 craft spirits, all made from corn, were evaluated by judges from the American Craft Spirits...

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PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD POSITIONS

May 5th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Farmers who would like to run for a three-year term on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board can now start circulating nominating petitions. Petitions are available at the ICMB office in Bloomington...

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CORN CHECKOFF, ETHANOL INDUSTRY SUPPORT CASEY’S GENERAL STORE IN EXPANDING ETHANOL AVAILABILITY

April 26th, 2017  |  ICMB |  Ethanol

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois corn farmers’ checkoff dollars are bringing more ethanol to gasoline in the state in a partnership with Casey’s General Stores, Inc., that will result in the addition...

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PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD POSITIONS

April 21st, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Farmers who would like to run for a three-year term on the Illinois Corn Marketing Board can now start circulating nominating petitions. Petitions are available at the ICMB office in Bloomington...

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