WURMNEST NAMED FIELD TO MARKET SPOTLIGHT FARMER OF THE YEAR

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

Mike Wurmnest of Deer Creek, Illinois was named the Field to Market Spotlight Farmer of the Year for 2018.  Mike is joined by four other farmers from across the nation to join in this...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD ELECTS OFFICERS

August 23rd, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Don Duvall, a farmer from Carmi, Illinois, was elected by his peers to serve as Chairman of the Illinois Corn Marketing Board for the 2018-19 term.   Duvall, a White County...

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OPEN HOUSE PLANNED FOR NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART HORACE FEED MILL

August 20th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock |  Public Outreach

The Equity is hosting an Open House for their new state-of-the-art Horace feed mill on Wednesday, August 22 from 12:00 – 3:00 PM. A free pork sandwich, chips, and drink will be served starting at...

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JIM RABEN ELECTED U.S. GRAINS COUNCIL SECRETARY/TREASURER

August 8th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB

Jim Raben, farmer from Ridgway, IL and Illinois Corn Marketing Board Director, became Secretary/Treasurer of the U.S. Grains Council last week during its 58th Annual Board of Delegates meeting in...

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THE POWER OF PEOPLE: USGC RECOGNIZES PAUL JESCHKE FOR FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE

June 21st, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Exports

Illinois corn farmer Paul Jeschke attended his first U.S. Grains Council (USGC) meeting in the late 1970s but did not become more involved in the organization until his wife, Donna, was elected to...

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CONGRATS LOU LAMOREUX, ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARD OF THE YEAR

June 20th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock |  Best Management Practices

Last week, the Lamoreux family was named the Illinois Beef Association Environmental Steward of the Year!  The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is so proud of our Director for his commitment to...

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THE FARMER IN THE BLUE HAT: USGC RECOGNIZES BILL LONG FOR FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE

June 7th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Exports

Never underestimate a good ball cap. Illinois corn farmer Bill Long calls his official blue U.S. Grains Council (USGC) hat his conversation starter, opening opportunities to share his insights on...

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CORNBELTERS SEASON OPENER THIS WEEK

May 10th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

This week marks an important beginning of an educational effort in Central Illinois.    The Normal CornBelters will play their first game at home on May 11 and every visitor will be exposed to...

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ICMB INTERNSHIP DEADLINE TOMORROW

April 30th, 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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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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