FARM BILL PAYMENTS REDUCED BY SEQUESTRATION

|  Sep, 18, 2015

Audio Update with Jonathan Coppess: Farmers that are expecting farm program payments for the 2014 crop year should prepare for payments to be about 7% lower than expected due to budget problems at the Federal level.

ILLINOIS RECEIVES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ETHANOL GRANT FROM USDA

|  Sep, 10, 2015

Illinois Corn Marketing Board is looking forward to leveraging corn checkoff dollars with USDA funds to expand ethanol fueling infrastructure in Illinois. The grant funds were announced by USDA back in May. Today, on the campus of the University of Illinois, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the $100 million USDA Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership grant fund will be split between 20...