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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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360 VIDEOS FEATURED AT NORMAL CORN CRIB

April 17th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

CornBelters fans and people from all over Illinois who come to the Corn Crib venue for concerts, tournaments, and more will soon be able to access a virtual tour of a farm, courtesy of IL Corn’s...

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APPLY FOR A FALL INTERNSHIP!

April 13th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

If you are a student from Illinois who is interested in helping connect non-farmers and farmers to talk and share information, you qualify for an Illinois Corn Marketing Board fall 2017 social...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD SEEKS INTERNS

April 7th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is currently accepting applications for fall 2017 internships.  This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experiences to college students and...

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PETITIONS AVAILABLE FOR CORN CHECKOFF BOARD POSITIONS

March 28th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Bloomington, Ill.—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...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

August 30th, 2016  |  Today's News |  ICMB

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Jim Raben, a farmer from Ridgway, Illinois, was recently elected by his peers to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the 2016-17 term. Raben, a Gallatin...

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ILLINOIS AGRICULTURE IN THE CLASSROOM RECEIVES $90,000 DONATION FROM ILLINOIS CORN CHECKOFF

August 16th, 2016  |  ICMB

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) program will continue its strong legacy of providing free education resources to teachers thanks in part to a $90,000 donation...

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ELECT CORN CHECKOFF DIRECTORS JULY 7

July 6th, 2016  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will conduct elections on July 7, 2016 of the candidates for Illinois Corn Marketing Board directors. All eligible corn farmers and checkoff contributors...

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NEW E85 PUMP OPENS IN GALESBURG

January 29th, 2016  |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

GALESBURG, Ill.--With support from Illinois corn checkoff dollars, Illinois's newest E85 fuel pump opened this week and has already pumped over 1,000 gallons of corn-based renewable energy,...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

September 22nd, 2015  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Jim Raben, a farmer from Ridgway, Illinois, was recently elected by his peers to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the 2015-16 term. Raben, a Gallatin County farmer, has...

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TAIWANESE DELEGATION COMMITS TO CORN PURCHASES

September 21st, 2015  |  Today's News |  ICMB

In a ceremony on Friday, representatives of Illinois government and the government of Taiwan joined farmers to sign a letter of intent that cements our trading relationship with the Asian...

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FREE WATER QUALITY TESTING AT FARM PROGRESS SHOW

August 13th, 2015  |  ICMB

Bloomington, Ill.— Illinois Corn Marketing Board is offering free water quality testing at their Farm Progress Show exhibit September 1-3 in Decatur, Illinois. All farmers are encouraged to bring...

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ILLINOIS FARMERS ELECT DIRECTORS TO CHECKOFF BOARD

July 23rd, 2015  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board will seat three returning and two new members at their August meeting.    The Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Philip Nelson announced the results of...

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ELECT CORN CHECKOFF DIRECTORS JULY 7

June 30th, 2015  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Department of Agriculture today released names of the candidates slated for the July 7, 2015 Illinois Corn Marketing Board director election. All eligible corn farmers and checkoff...

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