IL Corn Top Three Game Plans to Drive Demand

Lindsay Croke

July 3rd, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Additional Research

Illinois corn farmer profitability is a problem your checkoff is ready to tackle. We’re opening our strategic playbook to give you a glimpse of the long-term investments we’ve made to drive corn...

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Corn: More American Than Apple Pie

Lindsay Croke

July 2nd, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Public Outreach |  Additional Research

Every family has its holiday traditions and obviously for Americans, sweet corn is a Fourth of July staple.   Instacart released its report on July 4th staples that customers have been...

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From Fields to Flight: IL Corn Plays Role in SAF Conference

Haley B

March 28th, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Additional Research

Seeds are being sown to position Illinois as a hub for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).  On March 21-22, IL Corn and the Illinois Manufacturing Association hosted the inaugural Sustainable...

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Inaugural Sustainable Aviation Fuel Conference Highlights Opportunity for Renewable Fuel to Lower Emissions and Transform Industries

March 21st, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Additional Research

Inaugural conference will discuss latest in scientific research, production, and logistics   The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA), in partnership with Intersect Illinois and the IL...

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Policymakers Must Take a Broader Approach to Reducing Tailpipe Emissions

February 23rd, 2024  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation |  Additional Research

America is in pursuit of a clean energy future, but to get there, our leaders must prioritize a solution that already exists at gas stations across the country.   Ethanol, made from corn...

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ICMB Efforts in Mexico Magnified by Rail Issues

Haley Bickelhaupt

December 28th, 2023  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock |  Exports |  Public Outreach |  Additional Research

Eighty-degree December weather is not ideal for grain storage on Steve Fourez’s farm in Fairmont, Illinois. Although hot weather and humidity poses challenges for grain sitting in bins, the IL...

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How to Make Corn Plastic at Home

Shae Ruppert

June 3rd, 2022  |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology |  Public Outreach |  Additional Research

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American Craft Spirits Association Announces 2021 Heartland Whiskey Competition Medalists

Luke Miller

September 10th, 2021  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

ACSA announced the medalists of the 2021 Heartland Whiskey Competition. Competitors were required to incorporate corn in their list of grains used to make their mash. Submissions were welcome from...

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Research Confirms Additional DDGS Usage

Dan Obert

August 13th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Additional Research

Research Confirms Additional DDGS Usage A new study from the National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) confirms distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) use as a safe, efficient feed...

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IL CORN CHECKOFF SUPPORTS DDGS IN FISH FEEDING TRIALS

Tricia Braid

July 31st, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Livestock |  Additional Research

Throughout the past decade, the National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (NCERC at SIUE) has spearheaded the establishment of the nutritional profile...

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USDA NATIONAL AG STATISTICS SERVICE ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN REPORTS

Tricia Braid

March 15th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

Every five years, NASS conducts a program review following the completion of the Census of Agriculture. The review considers the latest information from the census, estimates from the current...

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TARMAGEDDON - WHAT WE LEARNED FROM 2018

Tricia Braid

February 14th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

Join Dr. Nathan Kleczewski from the University of Illinois Extension for an update on Tar spot in corn.  This disease was first observed in the United States in 2015 in Northern Illinois and...

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ILLINOIS HITS ANOTHER CROP YIELD PER ACRE RECORD

February 8th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

Illinois corn farmers plowed through another trying harvest season with average yield now pegged at a record 210 bushels per acre. The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural...

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SIGN UP FOR THE NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION RATING STUDY

December 21st, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Additional Research

National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) are working with university professors and Ag-Analytics to develop a Conservation Endorsement for the Federal...

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CORN USE FOR ETHANOL FORECAST DECREASED BY 50 MILLION

December 17th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Additional Research

The University of Illinois analyzed the WASDE forecast of corn use for ethanol production today and determined that to exceed the decreasing forecast, an expansion in gasoline consumption or...

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LOOKING FOR A WAY TO TALK ABOUT GLYPHOSATE WITH YOUR FRIENDS?

Lindsay Mitchell

September 18th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation |  Additional Research

Following a California jury’s decision to award $289 million in damages to a man dying of cancer because he claims the disease was caused by exposure to herbicides, you might be hearing more about...

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REMINDER: ICGA INVITES MEMBERS TO PARTICIPATE IN NUTRIENT LOSS SURVEY

August 24th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Conservation |  Additional Research

IL Corn supports the efforts of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy and those who seek to strengthen best management practices through research.   George Hoselton, who is a graduate...

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ANSWER UPCOMING NASS SURVEYS; IT IMPACTS YOUR BOTTOM LINE

Lindsay Mitchell

August 17th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy |  Additional Research

The confidential crop survey from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will be arriving in the mailboxes of Southern farmers soon, and it is very important that recipients take the...

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COVER CROPS AND NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Tricia Braid

July 27th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Conservation |  Additional Research

Illinois Corn Growers Association remains involved in the work of the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy (NLRS) from policy, research, and communications standpoints. New on the scene is an...

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IL CORN ENCOURAGES FARMERS TO COMPLETE AG CENSUS

Tricia Braid

December 15th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy |  Additional Research

It only happens every five years, and much can change during that time. The data is used in many ways, including in shaping policies that impact rural America and your local community. We’re...

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