Review of Illinois Lame Duck Session

Jacqueline Muhammad

January 22nd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation |  Farm Policy

Review of the Illinois Lame Duck Session By: Jacqueline Muhammad Contributions By: Rich Clemmons and Liz Brown-Reeves Emanuel “Chris” Welch was elected Speaker of the Illinois House, making him...

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Cover Crop Program Application Period Ends, Sees Increase of Requested Acres

Dan Obert

January 22nd, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Conservation

Cover Crop Program Application Period Ends, Sees Increase of Requested Acres   Many farmers want to implement conservation practices, but they need opportunities to help manage risk. The Fall...

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Commodity Classic Announces Dates of Virtual Conference

January 21st, 2021  |  Today's News

Commodity Classic Announces Dates of Virtual Conference   Commodity Classic has set the dates for its 2021 Special Edition, which will take place March 2-5, 2021 as a digital experience....

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ICGA Welcomes President Biden to Office, Shares Priorities

Lindsay Mitchell and Dan Obert

January 20th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Welcomes President Biden to Office, Shares Priorities In line with Inauguration Day festivities, ceremony and traditions, IL Corn Growers Association President Randy DeSutter sent a letter...

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ICGA 2021 Federal Synopsis

Jacqueline Muhammad

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

Illinois Corn Growers Association 2021 Federal Synopsis   In a historic move following the insurrection of the U.S. Capitol the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump...

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Eric Snodgrass, Atmospheric Scientist Hosts Climate Change Webinar

Dan Obert

January 14th, 2021  |  Today's News |  Conservation

Eric Snodgrass, Atmospheric Scientist Hosts Climate Change Webinar   An hour-long presentation held virtually showed audience members the climate patterns taking place not only in the Midwest but...

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ICGA Urges the Importance of NESP

Dan Obert

January 13th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA Urges the Start of NESP   New construction on locks and dams on the inland waterways system is critical to agriculture and other industries throughout the state, Midwest and...

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Illinois Pork, IL Corn and ISA Donate Pork to IL Foodbanks

Dan Obert

January 12th, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Public Outreach

Illinois Pork, IL Corn and ISA Donate Pork to IL Foodbanks   Since its inception, Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois campaign has donated over 3 million servings of pork to date....

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Conservation Reserve Program General Signup Begins, Quality Loss Assistance Now Available

Dan Obert

January 11th, 2021  |  Today's News |  Farm Policy

Conservation Reserve Program General Signup Begins Farmers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can sign up beginning January 4, 2021 through February 12, 2021. The goal of the...

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Online Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training Program Launched

Krista Lisser (Press Release)

January 4th, 2021  |  Today's News |  Biotechnology |  Legislation & Regulation

Online Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training Program Launched   Certified Grower Training is now available on the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) website.    Under a new state regulation...

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IL Corn to Host Climate Change Webinar

Dan Obert

December 30th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Conservation

IL Corn to Host Climate Change Webinar   Join climatologist Eric Snodgrass in a webinar as he takes an in depth look at the ways climate change will impact agriculture in Illinois and what it...

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ICGA Statement on Water Resources Development Act 2020 Passage

Lindsay Mitchell

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

ICGA Statement on Water Resources Development Act 2020 Passage   Following the House and Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, Illinois Corn Growers Association President...

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IL Corn Farmers and IL Ethanol Producers Disheartened by Brazilian TRQ Expiration

Lindsay Mitchell

December 16th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports

IL Corn Farmers and IL Ethanol Producers Disheartened by Brazilian TRQ Expiration   Upon the expiration of the current Brazilian tariff rate quota (TRQ) yesterday and its replacement with a 20...

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ISA and IL Corn Invest in Conservation via the PCM Program

Lindsay Mitchell

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

ISA and IL Corn Invest in Conservation via the PCM Program The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) and Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) have teamed up to research on-farm conservation...

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Mississippi River Watershed Receives a Grade of C-

December 10th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Conservation

Mississippi River Watershed Receives a Grade of C-   America's Watershed Initiative (AWI) has released its second Mississippi River Watershed Report Card, resulting in a grade of C- for the...

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Cover Crop Savings Program

Dan Obert

December 10th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Conservation |  Farm Policy

Cover Crop Savings Program   The Illinois Department of Ag (IDOA) Cover Crop Premium Discount Program gives farmers a $5/acre insurance premium discount on acres that are planted with a cover...

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IDOA Set to Launch Anhydrous Ammonia Grower Training

December 9th, 2020  |  Today's News |  Biotechnology

IDOA Set to Launch Andydrous Ammonia Grower Training By: Krista Lisser The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announced a new anhydrous ammonia grower training platform available online...

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WRDA 2020 Alive in Lame Duck Session

Dan Obert

December 3rd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Locks and Dams

WRDA 2020 Alive in Lame Duck Session   The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2020 remains in play as debate continues in Congress during the lame duck session. The latest is WRDA 2020 may...

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Ag Groups Seek Help from State

Dan Obert

December 2nd, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Livestock |  Legislation & Regulation

Ag Groups Seek Help from State   Illinois agriculture asks Governor JB Pritzker to please continue to consider employees of livestock processing plants as essential workers to gain earlier access...

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Randy Stauffer: Environmental Award Recipient

Katie Smith

December 1st, 2020  |  Today's News |  ICGA

Randy Stauffer: Environmental Award Recipient   Randy Stauffer of Morton, IL, was honored by the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) at their virtual annual meeting on November 24, 2020 for...

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