ICGA Elects New Officers, Board Members

Lindsay Mitchell

November 24th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

ICGA Elects New Officers, Board Members    Randy DeSutter, a farmer from Woodhull, IL, has been elected president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for 2020-2021 at their...

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IL Corn and Partners Donate Pork to Hungry Illinois Families

November 19th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

IL Corn and Partners Donate Pork to Hungry Illinois Families As part of Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign, the Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA), the Illinois...

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FFAR Addresses Corn Tar Spot Disease

November 16th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Biotechnology

FFAR Addresses Carn Tar Spot Disease   By: Sarah Goldberg WASHINGTON - Since 2018, an epidemic of corn tar spot has plagued corn growers from Florida to Michigan and as far west as Idaho. This...

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Audio Update: Field to Market Collaboration of the Year with Clay Bess

Dan Obert

November 13th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Audio Update Get to know Clay Bess, Lead Precision Conservation Management Specialist and hear about PCM's newest award. Listen Here

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PCM Recognized for National Collaboration of the Year Award

Lindsay Mitchell

November 12th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

PCM Recognized for National Collaboration fo the Year Award   Precision Conservation Management (PCM), a premiere conservation program of the Illinois Corn Growers Association and the Illinois...

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Annual Meeting to be Held Virtually

Dan Obert

November 11th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Annual Meeting to be Held Virtually Members planning to travel to Bloomington for the upcoming annual meeting November 24th should plan on firing up their laptops and joining virtually...

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Korean Buyers Purchase US Corn After Illinois Meeting

Dan Obert

November 5th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Exports

Korean Buyers Purchase US Corn After Illinois Meeting After meeting virtually with Illinois corn farmers and grain merchants, buyers representing South Korean companies committed to purchase 35...

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Dicamba Ruling with IL Corn Board Director Randy DeSutter

Dan Obert

October 30th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

Audio Update:   Randy DeSutter, farmer from Woodhull and IL Corn Director, speaks about the latest Dicamba ruling and the confirmation from the EPA. Listen Here

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Internal Combustion Engine Ban Could Devastate Agriculture

Lindsay Mitchell

October 28th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

Internal Combustion Engine Ban Could Devastate Agriculture   A new study released by the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) finds that U.S. light-duty and freight vehicle consumption of...

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EPA Approved Dicamba Products For Use Through 2025

Lindsay Mitchell

October 27th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

EPA Approves Dicamba Products For Use Through 2025   Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that EPA is approving registrations of three dicamba...

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In Support of a New Lock and Dam Start in 2021

Lindsay Mitchell

October 22nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  Locks and Dams

In Support of a New Lock and Dam Start in 2021   This week, the Illinois Corn Growers Association has reached out to each member of the Illinois Congressional delegation, asking for their...

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Audio Update: Importance of the Lock and Dam System with Marty Marr

Dan Obert

October 20th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

Audio Update: Importance of the Lock and Dam System with Marty Marr   Illinois grain and livestock farmer Marty Marr explains the importance of the lock and dam system, the need for an efficient...

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LaGrange Lock on the Illinois River Reopens; Other Newly Maintained Locks Follow

Lindsay Mitchell

October 19th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

LaGrange Lock on the Illinois River Reopens; Other Newly Maintained Locks Follow The LaGrange Lock and Dam at Versailles, IL on the Illinois River reopened last week after a major maintenance...

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Farmers Meet with Mexican and Korean Business Reps

Dan Obert

October 16th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Exports

Farmers Meet with Mexican and Korean Business Reps Illinois farmers overcame physical distance during harvest to meet online with international business leaders from Mexico and South Korea for a...

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Audio Update: PCM Developments with Travis Deppe

Dan Obert

October 15th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Precision Conservation Management

PCM Developments: Interview with Travis Deppe Director of Precision Conservation Management, Travis Deppe explains all the new developments in PCM and how this program has the potential to put...

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Teacher Resource Program Fosters Passion for Ag in Youth

Dan Obert

October 15th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

Teacher Resource Program Fosters Passion for Ag in Youth School is in full swing across the state and even though things may look a little different this year, agriculture education continues to...

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ICGA Submits Comments on JCAR Ruling

Dan Obert

October 14th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Submits Comments on JCAR Ruling The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) took comments on the anhydrous ammonia certification. ICGA submitted comments on behalf of Illinois’ corn...

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Audio Update: ICGA President Bill Leigh on the Next Gen Fuels Act

Dan Obert

October 9th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Audio Update: ICGA President Bill Leigh on the Next Gen Fuels Act   ICGA President, Bill Leigh hosted Communication Manager, Dan Obert on his Minonk farm to talk more about the Next Generation...

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New Docuseries Video: Pig Farming Using the Three R's

October 8th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Livestock |  Conservation

New Docuseries Video: Pig Farming Using the Three R's Through the Illinois Farm Families (IFF) coalition, a new docuseries video has been released in the “Innovation Grows Here” series,...

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Precision Conservation Management Program Receives USDA RCPP Renewal

Lindsay Mitchell

October 7th, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management Program Receives USDA RCPP Renewal Precision Conservation Management, the premiere conservation program of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, received a...

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