ICGA Issues USMCA Statement

December 10th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Bill Leigh issued the following statement regarding the news that Congress will begin steps to ratify the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement: “In January...

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Soil Health Partnership, IL Corn Receive USDA Conservation Innovation Grant

December 4th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

The Soil Health Partnership (SHP), a program of the National Corn Growers Association, and IL Corn are excited to announce a new project focusing on helping farmers understand and implement new...

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PCM RECEIVES NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE GRANT

December 4th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Precision Conservation Management (PCM), the premiere water quality program of the Illinois Corn Growers Association, received over $250,000 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation this...

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IMPORTANT PARTNERS SHOW UP FOR ETHANOL & IL CORN

December 2nd, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Senators Tammy Duckworth and Richard Durbin, along with Illinois Director of Agriculture John Sullivan, showed up for ethanol and IL Corn last week with their own comments on the EPA's proposed...

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ICGA ELECTS NEW OFFICERS, BOARD MEMBERS

November 26th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Bill Leigh, a farmer from Minonk, IL, has been elected president of the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) for 2019-2020 at their re-organizational meeting, which was held today immediately...

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IL DELEGATION SHOWS UP FOR FARMERS EXPERIENCING PROPANE SHORTAGES

November 21st, 2019  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

This week, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved additional emergency shipments of propane from Texas to Illinois to help Midwestern farmers struggling to dry harvested grain in...

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#USMCANOW TRENDING LAST WEEK ON USMCA DAY OF ACTION

November 18th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

On November 13, the Illinois Corn Growers Association and many, many partners around the country participated in a day of action to elevate the need to pass the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement...

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A DEAL IS A DEAL

November 11th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

In three years EPA has granted 85 exemptions from the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) to oil refineries, destroying over 4 billion gallons of biofuel demand and threatening the future of biofuels...

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CLARK CO FARM FAMILY HOSTS COMMUNITY TO NEW BARN

November 8th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Livestock

Congratulations to Jacob Miller and his sister Drucilla Miller Shotts on the opening of their new 3,800 head pig barn opening in Clark Co this year!   Last night, Don Guinnip, Illinois Corn...

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INNOVATION GROWS HERE: GROWING BIOFUELS

November 5th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

This exciting new video starts a conversation about biofuels: how they can save us from diminishing fossil fuels, how they clean our are, how they are locally grown and saving rural...

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IL STATE LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: SB 1407

October 30th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

Earlier this year, the Illinois Corn Growers Association invited farmers to call their state legislators on a bill that would require union labor in some areas of our Illinois ethanol plants....

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INTERNATIONAL VISITORS IN IL LEARN ABOUT U.S. ETHANOL

October 16th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports

  More than sixty countries were present to learn how U.S. ethanol can deliver on the shared goal of finding fuels that deliver environmental and human benefits while also making economic sense...

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ICGA STATEMENT ON EPA'S RELEASE OF SUPPLEMENTAL PROPOSAL FOR RENEWABLE FUELS VOLUMES

October 16th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

After time to read and consider the Environmental Protection Agency’s Supplemental Proposal for Renewable Fuels Volumes released yesterday, Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz,...

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THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS FOR STICKING IT OUT IN A CHALLENGING YEAR

October 7th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Best Management Practices

The 2019 crop season will not be soon forgotten but hopefully there is something positive worth remembering: It will be the first time that several thousand acres are being seeded in cover crops...

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ICGA STATEMENT ON USDA, EPA ANNOUNCEMENT TO PROMOTE BIOFUELS

October 4th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz, a farmer from Elmwood, Ill., issued the following statement following the Environmental Protection Agency’s and United States Department of...

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REFRESHER ON THE RULEMAKING PROCESS

September 30th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Regulations are rules issued by the executive branch to implement the laws passed in the legislative branch that mandate action from federal agencies. Regulations can be challenged and changed,...

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STATE CORN GROWER LEADERS TO TRUMP: UPHOLD COMMITMENT TO FARMERS & RFS

September 27th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

Ted Mottaz, President of the Illinois Corn Growers Association and a farmer from Elmwood, IL, joined farmer leaders from 22 other states today asking President Trump to follow the law and keep the...

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TAIWAN WILL PURCHASE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS OF ILLINOIS CORN

September 24th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Exports

Illinois Corn Marketing Board Chairman Roger Sy was joined by Governor JB Pritzker and Taiwanese officials to sign a $2.2 billion commitent to purchase Illinois corn and soybeans over the next two...

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SOUTH KOREAN FEED GRAIN EXECUTIVES EXPLORE U.S. CORN BELT

September 19th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Exports

IL Corn staff and members Greg and Ashley Deal were happy to host a team of grain buyers from South Korea last week, one of the largest and most loyal U.S. grain markets. Continuing 47 years of...

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WORKING FOR AN UPDATED F FACTOR

September 11th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

The automobile industry is asking the Trump Administration to return to a credit-system that makes the production of flex-fuel vehicles (FFVs) more attractive from a production perspective as it...

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