ENVIROS WOULD HAVE AMERICANS EAT WEEDS

September 30th, 2010  |  Today's News

Despite the inability of Congress to get much work done ahead of mid-term elections, regulatory threats backed up by judicial nonsense aren’t weakening and in fact might even be picking up steam....

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A TISKET, A TASKET, IS E12 OR E15 IN EPA'S BASKET?

September 29th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

It is expected that the Department of Energy will submit test results for E15 on vehicles from 2007 and newer to EPA by the end of this week. U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson has indicated her...

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ATTENTION CONGRESSMAN MANZULLO: CUBA TRADE IMPORTANT TO FARMERS

September 28th, 2010  |  Today's News

On Wednesday, September 29, the House Foreign Affairs Committee will “mark up” legislation that would expand trade and travel opportunities with Cuba. Illinois Corn is hoping that the bill, H.R....

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WILL EPA'S PLANNED BIFURCATION OF E15 RULE DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD?

September 27th, 2010  |  Today's News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been delaying its decision to grant a waiver request to raise the ethanol blend in our nation’s fuel supply for many months now. A bit longer delay to...

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2010 FUEL SCORECARD RELEASED

September 24th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

By Joanna Schroeder The Truman National Security Project has released its 2010 Fuel Scorecard and ethanol scores near the top of the list as viable fuel options for the future. Based on several...

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GROWMARK CO-SPONSORS GRAIN ENTRAPMENT RESCUE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

September 23rd, 2010  |  Today's News

In a press release by GROWMARK, it was announced today that a local rescue team will be sent to the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS).  You can nominate your local rural...

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WHERE DOES ILLINOIS' CORN HARVEST GO?

September 22nd, 2010  |  Today's News

Corn harvest is progressing at an unbelievable clip. As all the corn is looking for a future market home, you can consider these numbers about where the Illinois corn harvest is used. Illinois...

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IT'S TIME TO CHANGE OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH CUBA

September 21st, 2010  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

“Deepening pain and unrest in Cuba are provoking bold actions that the U.S. government should note,” according to an editorial in the St. Louis Post Dispatch today. After decades of economic...

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ICMB PROVIDES GRANTS TO HELP SMALL LIVESTOCK SITINGS AND EXPANSIONS

September 20th, 2010  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Livestock

Various members of the animal agriculture community sponsored an open house on John and David Hebert’s farm in Owaneco, IL on September 14.  The open house was a chance for the community to see...

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FORGET BEEF, WHERE'S THE SCIENCE?

September 17th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

The US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) is at it again, this time proposing extremely stringent regulations for particulate matter, or what you and I would probably call dust. Illinois...

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ETHANOL ADS HIT WASHINGTON, DC, TELEVISIONS DURING MORNING NEWS PROGRAM

September 15th, 2010  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

Corn farmers in Illinois are busy bringing in their share of what’s expected to be another record harvest. The final market destination for that corn is important to profitability, of course, as...

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