ETHANOL SAVES CONSUMERS BILLIONS AND MOVES AMERICA TO ENERGY SECURITY

February 28th, 2011  |  Today's News

2010 was another record year for American ethanol producers. According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), daily ethanol production in 2010 averaged nearly 863,000...

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KENNY WALLACE AND RAB RACING PARTNERS WITH AMERCIAN ETHANOL FOR 2011 NATIONWIDE SEASON

February 25th, 2011  |  Today's News

RAB Racing with Brack Maggard welcomes American Ethanol as an associate sponsor on the No. 09 Toyota Camry driven by Kenny Wallace for the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide season. Beginning this weekend...

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KENNY WALLACE ADVOCATES FOR FAMILY FARMERS

February 24th, 2011  |  Today's News

NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace is highlighting his advocacy work on behalf of Family Farmers this weekend in Phoenix, AZ. The Family Farmers coalition, comprised of IL Corn Marketing Board, IL...

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70,000 AMERICANS DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN ETHANOL PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION

February 23rd, 2011  |  Today's News

While the rest of the economy slowly recovers, American ethanol production has been an economic success story. With ethanol plants operating and being built in 29 states, the economic benefits of...

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US HOUSE REJECTS CLOSING CHICAGO LOCKS IN ASIAN CARP FLAP

February 22nd, 2011  |  Today's News

The U.S. House rejected a proposal Thursday to force the closure of Chicago-area shipping locks that could provide an opening to the Great Lakes for voracious Asian carp, a potential threat to...

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WHAT'S YOUR PLAN FOR 2011 CORN ACREAGE?

February 21st, 2011  |  Today's News

Ending stocks are pretty darn tight for the 2010-2011 marketing year for corn. That’s not news to you, surely, as the market has reacted to this situation. But in an acreage battle, will you...

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NASCAR FEATURES AMERICAN ETHANOL ON FEB 20

February 18th, 2011  |  Today's News

Plan to join family farmers and NASCAR fans all across the nation on Sunday, Feb 20 for a celebration of American Ethanol during the Daytona race.  The race will be broadcast at 12 p.m. CST on...

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ARE YOU NEW TO FACEBOOK? EXPLORE FAN PAGES WITH THIS TUTORIAL!

February 17th, 2011  |  Today's News

In recent months, Illinois Corn has made an effort to connect our farmers to non-farmers and other resources via social media.  Often times, Facebook is the outlet they choose.  This might be...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD PROUD TO SUPPORT THE ILLINOIS PORK EXPO

February 16th, 2011  |  Today's News

The 2011 Illinois Pork Expo was held in Peoria today and yesterday. Illinois Corn Marketing Board was proud to sponsor the event, understanding that the partnership with livestock producers is...

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NASCAR DRIVER KENNY WALLACE TO ADVOCATE FOR FAMILY FARMERS, RENEWABLE FUELS

February 15th, 2011  |  Today's News

A multi-state coalition of farmers and agribusiness announced today their promotional partnership with NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Kenny Wallace, who will serve as a spokesperson for Family...

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CHINA BECOMES BIGGEST IMPORTER OF US AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

February 14th, 2011  |  Today's News

For the first time, China emerged as the top market for U.S. agricultural exports, according to statistics released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Feb. 11. According to the data, China...

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EAST PEORIA HOSTS 2011 UMIMRA CONFERENCE

February 11th, 2011  |  Today's News

The Illinois Corn Growers Association has long supported efforts to improve our river transportation systems in Illinois and in other areas of the country. With over half the corn grown in...

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CORN FARMERS CONTINUE TO PLEAD: PLEASE INVEST IN RIVER TRANSPORTATION

February 10th, 2011  |  Today's News

After years of studying, education, and lobbying for investment in Mississippi River transportation system, Illinois corn farmers have seemingly gotten nowhere.  Even now, as we present a plan...

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FORBES REMOVED THE HOGWASH ABOUT ETHANOL & EGYPT, BUT MICHAEL POLLAN ISN'T LISTENING

February 9th, 2011  |  Today's News

Oh for heaven’s sake. Just when you think that maybe, just maybe, a little bit of common sense is dripping into the “group think” of America’s talking heads, reality just whops you up’side the...

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WHAT'S UP IN SPRINGFIELD, IL?

February 8th, 2011  |  Today's News

The Illinois General Assembly is off to a slow start this session because of last week’s cancellation due to poor weather conditions.  Still, we can look forward to a few important activities in...

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TRAINING UNDERWAY TO ENHANCE COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS

February 7th, 2011  |  Today's News

The first of a series of training sessions was held today in Bloomington to train farmers and agribusiness professionals to be more effective communicators. The training is made available by the...

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FORBES WRITER BLAMES ETHANOL FOR EGYPTIAN UNREST. REALLY.

February 4th, 2011  |  Today's News

It’s quite incredible, really, to see the number of issues in the world that eventually get blamed on U.S. ethanol production. It’s like playing that game, “6 degrees to Kevin Bacon.” I had...

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INDUSTRY-LEADING TRADE SHOW HIGHLIGHTS COMMODITY CLASSIC AGENDA

February 3rd, 2011  |  Today's News

There is still time to register for the 16th Annual Commodity Classic to be held March 3-5 in Tampa, Fla. Commodity Classic is the premier convention and trade show of the U.S. corn, soybean,...

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WEATHER IMPACTING BUSINESSES, BUT FAMILY FARMS REMAIN OPEN

February 1st, 2011  |  Today's News

No doubt you’re watching television, listening to the radio, or checking websites to find out what’s been cancelled, closed, or delayed due to today’s weather. But one thing’s for sure,...

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