BUSTING PERVASIVE FOOD MYTHS

September 30th, 2011  |  Today's News

Originally published on Corn Commentary As someone who sometimes enjoys cooking almost as much as eating, I was intrigued this morning by a story in the Food section of our local paper about a...

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ARE YOU READY AG?

September 29th, 2011  |  Today's News

Fire, flood, feed contamination, foot-and-mouth disease. Farm and ranch disasters can come without warning. Is your crop, livestock or poultry operation secure? Is it biosecure? A team of...

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IL AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATIONS PLEDGE MORE THAN $28,000 TO SUPPORT INNOVATIVE PROGRAM AT THE U OF I

September 28th, 2011  |  Today's News

Last week, five Illinois agriculture groups jointly announced a more than $28,000 award to University of Illinois joint initiative between the College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental...

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ILLINOIS CORN AND CORN PRODUCTS HEADED TO TAIWAN

September 27th, 2011  |  Today's News |  ICMB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  CONTACT: Tricia Braid                                                                                            (309)...

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YIELD TREND ENDORSEMENT AVAILABLE FOR 2012 CROP YEAR

September 26th, 2011  |  Today's News |  ICMB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            CONTACT: Lindsay Mitchell                                                                                   (309) 557-3257    BLOOMINGTON,...

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ICGA APPLAUDS NEW FARM PROGRAM OPTION PROPOSAL

September 23rd, 2011  |  Today's News |  ICGA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                CONTACT: Lindsay Mitchell September 23, 2011                                                                        (309)...

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TEN DAYS LEFT TO ENTER ?EURoeFREE GROCERIES FOR A YEAR!?EUR? SWEEPSTAKES

September 22nd, 2011  |  Today's News

There are only ten days left to enter for a chance to win “Free Groceries for a Year!” at www.FarmersFeedUS.org. Illinois consumers have already registered more than 100,000 times since the...

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TODAY'S THE DAY!

September 21st, 2011  |  Today's News

While the Waterways Council, Inc CEO Mike Toohey and the National Corn Growers Association’s Steve Ebke are testifying on the hill about the economic importance of investing in our waterway...

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IN RESPONSE TO THE PRESIDENT'S DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN ?EUR?

September 20th, 2011  |  Today's News

In response to President Obama’s Economic Growth and Deficit Reduction Plan announcement, the Illinois Corn Growers Association wants to remind you that they support efforts to get our federal...

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SO YOU WISH YOU HAD A VEHICLE THAT COULD USE E-85?

September 19th, 2011  |  Today's News

Many people would like to support corn farmers and the ethanol industry, but they’re not in a position to purchase a different automobile that is an approved flex-fuel vehicle. Well now there are...

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CORN RUST WEBCASTS LAUNCHED IN ?EURoeFOCUS ON CORN' RESOURCE

September 16th, 2011  |  Today's News

As the name implies, common rust is a widespread issue for corn growers, particularly in the Midwestern and Northern regions of the North American Corn Belt.  In the latest two Focus on Corn...

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WATERWAYS COUNCIL URGES CONGRESS TO ACT ON MODERNIZING WATERWAYS PROJECTS TO PUT AMERICANS TO WORK

September 15th, 2011  |  Today's News

Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) President & CEO Michael J. Toohey issued the following statement to the news media last week regarding President Obama’s unveiling of the American Jobs Act on...

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ETHANOL GAPS IN ILLINOIS? WHAT ARE YOU FUELING WITH?

September 14th, 2011  |  Today's News

It was a surprising question from a farmer at the Farm Progress Show just a couple weeks ago…”Can a guy buy a flex-fuel pickup yet?” Yes. That just goes to remind us that we can never assume that...

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A CHARITABLE GIFT OF GRAIN

September 13th, 2011  |  Today's News

If you are an operating farmer, you may want to reconsider your charitable cash gift to your church, FFA, or local library.  Take some time to explore the option of gifting grain directly to the...

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CORN FARMERS SUPPORT NECESSARY FARM BILL IMPROVEMENTS

September 12th, 2011  |  Today's News

Illinois corn farmers look forward to working with others around the country to enhance the current farm safety net with a new framework. The Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) fully...

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SECURE YOUR EXCLUSIVE PACKAGE TO NASCAR, KENNY WALLACE

September 9th, 2011  |  Today's News

You have just a few days left to call the Illinois Corn office at 309-827-0912 and purchase your exclusive ticket package to the September 17th NASCAR Nationwide Series race in Joliet at...

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JOIN THE JAPANESE RELIEF EFFORT

September 8th, 2011  |  Today's News

Farmers all around the country, farmers just like you, have long been respected as valuable members of the local community.  Now, we ask you to be a valuable member of the global community by...

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KENNY WALLACE 'PUMPED UP' FOR CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY

September 7th, 2011  |  Today's News

Kenny Wallace, NASCAR driver, pumped E-85 for motorists today in Joliet, a pre-race promotion to bring attention to Family Farmers, ethanol and the NASCAR race at the Chicagoland Speedway...

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FARM PROGRESS SHOW A SUCCESS!

September 6th, 2011  |  Today's News

The Farm Progress Show (FPS) last week was a success!  Despite some horrible temperatures, FPS indicates that they had record setting attendance of well over 100,000 visitors, many of which were...

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JOIN THE ILLINOIS FAMILY FARMERS RACING TEAM!

September 2nd, 2011  |  Today's News

Harvest is nearly upon us. It’s been a long, hot summer and nearly 3 months since we last gave you the opportunity as an Illinois Corn Growers Association member to enjoy a weekend at the...

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