ILLINOIS SENATE PASSES ETHANOL GRANT LEGISLATION

|  Apr, 22, 2016

Just this week, the Illinois Senate passed so-called enabling legislation that allows the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to receive some $11.97 million dollars from a federal grant program called the Biofuels Infrastructure Partnership. The Illinois House must now consider the legislation and hopefully pass it on to the Governor’s desk for his signature.

ILLINOIS CORN LEADERS PARTICIPATE IN CONSERVATION STORY MAP

|  Apr, 20, 2016

Illinois corn farmers join other environmental advocates in our state, nation, and around the world in celebrating Earth Day, the one day each year that officially marks the everyday choices made on their Illinois family farms. Earth day is Friday, April 22.

HAVE YOU TAKEN A WATER SAMPLE LATELY?

|  Apr, 21, 2016

To meet the voluntary nutrient loss reductions expected by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Illinois Department of Agriculture, Illinois corn farmers must take action on every acre. By implementing best management practices, you can reduce nutrient loss which not only protects water quality for all, it also protects your bottom line. What’s Your Strategy? Before you can put...