STATUS CHECK ON HIGHER ETHANOL BLENDS WORK WITH AUTO COMPANIES

|  Mar, 26, 2015

In this audio update from IL Corn, Business and Technology Development Director Dave Loos gives us an update on the research work underway in three national laboratories to demonstrate the role corn ethanol can play in providing octane in gasoline. The U.S. domestic ethanol market for regular gasoline is stymied thanks to the E10 blend wall and falling domestic fuel usage. As auto...

ICGA PRESIDENT KEN HARTMAN GIVES A RUNDOWN ON DC LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

|  Mar, 20, 2015

Members of the board of directors of the Illinois Corn Growers Association lobbied in Washington, DC, this week to be sure that your Illinois Congressional delegation is aware of your priorities. In this audio update, ICGA President Ken Hartman (Waterloo) gives us a rundown on what happened.

NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT AND WATER QUALITY POLICY AT CORN CONGRESS

|  Mar, 06, 2015

Ted Mottaz, a delegate from Illinois to the Corn Congress last week, explains in this audio update the grassroots policy work supported by Illinois corn farmers with regard to nutrient management and water quality. As Mottaz explains, the addition of voluntary program is important. We believe that farmers will adopt on a voluntary basis the appropriate best management practices for their...

IL CORN DELEGATES REVIEW ETHANOL POLICY CHANGES

|  Mar, 03, 2015

Illinois corn farmers are represented their peers last week at Corn Congress, the grassroots policy session of the National Corn Growers Association. In this audio update, Illinois Corn Growers Association delegate to Corn Congress, Paul Jeschke, talks about the policy changes IL Corn sought regarding ethanol. Jeschke also serves IL corn farmers by sitting on the NCGA ethanol action team.