Hear From the Conservation Experts

Lindsay Mitchell

July 21st, 2021  |  Today's News |  Conservation

Hear From the Conservation Experts Precision Conservation Management (PCM) released their 2021 data and recommendations last month, but there's still time to better understand what the data is...

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Randy DeSutter Elected to National Corn Growers Association Board of Directors

Lindsay Mitchell

July 14th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

Randy DeSutter Elected to National Corn Growers Association Board of Directors     Randy DeSutter, farmer from Woodhull, IL and Illinois Corn Growers Association President, was elected to serve...

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ICGA Meets with Elected Officials

Luke Miller

July 13th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Meets with Elected Officials   Connecting with elected officials is more difficult with Washington, D.C. closed, but your association has worked to build connections while elected...

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Everything You Wanted to Know about Biofuels Policy: Past and Present

Lindsay Mitchell

July 1st, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Everything You Wanted to Know about Biofuels Policy: Past and Present Agri-Pulse’s latest “Deep Dive” podcast focused on biofuels can be a great primer for anyone wanting to learn more and...

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Water Testing Survey Now Available

Dan Obert

June 23rd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation

Water Testing Survey Now Available   ICGA members who received special water testing strips in the mail this past spring should consider taking a brief moment to give their thoughts on the...

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South Korea’s Largest Feed Miller Visits Illinois Corn Crop

Luke Miller

June 10th, 2021  |  Today's News |  Exports

South Korea’s Largest Feed Miller Visits Illinois Corn Crop   IL Corn hosted grain buyers from Nonghyup Feed Inc. (NOFI) on June 3, 2021, primarily to showcase Illinois’s corn crop. NOFI is the...

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Conservation Corner: Cover Crop Edition

Megan Dwyer

June 8th, 2021  |  Today's News |  Conservation

Conservation Corner: Cover Crop Edition   Corn farmers have a lot of opportunities to gain expertise and minimize financial risk when they try cover crops in 2021.   Farmers that planted a...

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Precision Conservation Management Releases 2021 Data and Recommendations

Lindsay Mitchell

June 7th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Precision Conservation Management Releases 2021 Data and Recommendations   Precision Conservation Management (PCM), a farmer service program led by the Illinois Corn Growers Association and...

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ICGA Celebrates Paul Taylor's Service to IL Corn

Lindsay Mitchell

June 3rd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA

ICGA Celebrates Paul Taylor's Service to IL Corn   Paul Taylor of Esmond, IL is the recipient of the Illinois Corn Growers Association’s (ICGA) top award. Though the award is typically presented...

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Producers with Crop Insurance to Receive Premium Benefit for Cover Crops

June 2nd, 2021  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy

Producers with Crop Insurance to Receive Premium Benefit for Cover Crops   Agricultural producers who have coverage under most crop insurance policies are eligible for a premium benefit from the...

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Illinois Farmers Lead Campaign to Open Minds, Share Sustainability Story in Washington

Dan Obert

May 26th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

Illinois Farmers Lead in Campaign to Open Minds, Share Sustainability Story in Washington   Krista and Brett Swanson from Oneida are the face of an ongoing push to build relationships in...

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PCM Receives Grant From International HSBC Bank

Lindsay Mitchell

May 24th, 2021  |  Today's News |  Public Outreach |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

PCM Receives Grant From International HSBC Bank   The Precision Conservation Program Management (PCM) will receive grant funds from HSBC Bank via the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative (MRCC), the...

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America's Corn Farmers to Sponsor MLB at Field of Dreams presented by Geico

May 20th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

America's Corn Farmers to Sponsor MLB at Field of Dreams presented by Geico   Major League Baseball (MLB) announced today that the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) has agreed to become an...

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Presidential Notice of Farmers as Climate Change Solution Partners

Nancy Kavazanjian - Global Farmer Network

May 10th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Legislation & Regulation

Presidential Notice of Farmers as Climate Change Solution Partners By Nancy Kavazanjian: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin When President Biden addressed Congress and the country last week, he did...

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Illinois Craft Distilleries Will Compete for the Title of Best State Whiskey at Heartland Whiskey Competition

Lindsay Mitchell

April 30th, 2021  |  Today's News |  Public Outreach

Illinois Craft Distilleries Will Compete for Title of Best State Whiskey at Heartland Whiskey Competition - IL Corn sponsors competition that will include multiple corn whiskey categories along...

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What Does My Checkoff Fund: U.S. Grains Council

Lindsay Mitchell

April 27th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Exports

What Does My Checkoff Fund: U.S. Grains Council   The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. corn, ethanol and distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) via their presence in...

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Illinois Pork and Commodity Groups Donate 4,100 pounds of Pork to Eastern Illinois Foodbank

April 21st, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

Illinois Pork and Commodity Groups Donate 4,100 pounds of Pork to Eastern Illinois Foodbank   Every day food banks provide access to healthy and nutritious food to keep families across Illinois...

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Checkoff Reaches Consumers in Chicagoland

Dan Obert

April 15th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach |  Conservation

Checkoff Reaches Consumers in Chicagoland   Consumer outreach messaging continues to amplify Illinois farmers’ voices to the most densely populated area of the state.     Illinois Farm Families,...

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Cover Crops and Other Conservation Practices Continue to Gain Steam

Dan Obert

April 7th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Conservation |  Precision Conservation Management

Cover Crops and Other Conservation Practices Continue to Gain Steam   Warmer weather is finally here and many farmers begin to get their planter ready to kick off another growing season. While...

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Waterways Included in the American Jobs Plan

Katie Smith

March 31st, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

Waterways Included in The American Jobs Plan   President Biden announced The American Jobs Plan to rebuild the economy and invest in rural communities. One of the aspects of this plan that ICGA...

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