COVER CROPS CONFERENCE

December 28th, 2012  |  Today's News

Water quality and nutrient management are hot topics these days, not only on the farm but also in the hallways of our nation’s regulatory agencies. If you’re not already looking for ways to...

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FARM FUTURES BUSINESS SUMMIT: DISCOUNT FOR ICGA MEMBERS

December 27th, 2012  |  Today's News

Regulations and the future of your farming operation will be addressed during the Jan 3-4, 2013 Farm Futures Business Summit in St. Louis, IL. As an IL Corn Growers Association member, you can...

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AGENDA FOR THE 2013 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS CORN AND SOYBEAN CLASSICS

December 26th, 2012  |  Today's News

Program details of the 2013 University of Illinois Corn & Soybean Classics are now available. “We look forward to welcoming back many who have attended one or more of our previous meetings and...

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER UPDATE

December 21st, 2012  |  Today's News

This week held a lot of activity on the Mississippi River. It opened with the US Army Corps of Engineers announcing that they would, indeed, start work on removing the rock pinnacles that pose a...

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FARMERS USE THE CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE TO IMPROVE LOCAL COMMUNITIES, FARM FUTURE

December 20th, 2012  |  Today's News

Any day now you'll be receiving a census survey from the US Department of Agriculture's National Ag Statistics Service. Please take the time to complete this survey to the best of your ability. It...

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NO FARM BILL IN 2012?

December 19th, 2012  |  Today's News

The inside track from Washington, DC tells us that Speaker of the House John Boehner will not allow a five-year farm bill extension to be included in any potential “fiscal cliff” legislation...

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER-WATCH

December 18th, 2012  |  Today's News

Originally posted on the Corn Corps Blog The drought of 2012 might seem to be over, but take a closer look. The sub-soil moisture is still drastically low in many areas. Also, the Mississippi...

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ILLINOIS CORN MARKETING BOARD INVESTS IN HEALTHY KIDS WITH DONATION TO KIDZEUM

December 17th, 2012  |  Today's News

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board has made a significant contribution to the Kidzeum of Health and Science. The Corn Checkoff has donated $20,000 to assist with the “Farm to Market” gallery. The...

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RIVER WATCH AND AUDIO UPDATE

December 14th, 2012  |  Today's News

IL Corn has added a River Watch section of the website. Find a link on the ilcorn.org homepage by scrolling down to the River Watch photo. Click the Learn More button to be redirected. In this...

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HOUSE AG COMMITTEE URGED TO GET READY

December 13th, 2012  |  Today's News

Today in Washington, DC, a letter is circulating among members of the House of Representatives regarding the Farm Bill. Cong Bob Gibbs of Ohio has written a letter that urges the House Ag...

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CONGRESS HEADED TOWARD FISCAL CLIFF

December 12th, 2012  |  Today's News

Furniture sits in the hallways of the Capitol, staffers serving out-going members of Congress have turned in their cell phones and keys, and staffers for new members of Congress are awaiting...

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FARM FUTURES BUSINESS SUMMIT: DISCOUNT FOR ICGA MEMBERS

December 11th, 2012  |  Today's News

Regulations and the future of your farming operation will be addressed during the Jan 3-4, 2013 Farm Futures Business Summit in St. Louis, IL. As an IL Corn Growers Association member, you can...

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AGENDA FOR THE 2013 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS CORN AND SOYBEAN CLASSICS

December 10th, 2012  |  Today's News

Program details of the 2013 University of Illinois Corn & Soybean Classics are now available. “We look forward to welcoming back many who have attended one or more of our previous meetings and...

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RODNEY DAVIS NAMED TO HOUSE AG COMMITTEE

December 7th, 2012  |  Today's News

Illinois Corn Growers Association is pleased to hear that newly-elected to the 13 th district Congressman Rodney Davis has been named to the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee....

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FARMER SAFETY SESSIONS TO BE HELD IN BLOOMINGTON

December 6th, 2012  |  Today's News

The Illinois Corn Growers Association is hosting three, one-day producer education seminars to promote farm safety and help farmers understand current on-farm hazards at the newly built Asmark...

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IL CORN PRIORITY ISSUES SHARED

December 5th, 2012  |  Today's News

Illinois Corn’s priority issue and work areas were shared with farmers attending the Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting this week. The Panama Canal and U.S. waterways issues, crop insurance...

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IMPACTS OF A MISSISSIPPI RIVER SHUTDOWN

December 4th, 2012  |  Today's News

The countdown has started to what many in the industry suspect will be a shutdown to barge traffic on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Cairo, IL in the coming days. Historic drought...

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ICMB SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP DEADLINES APPROACHING!

December 3rd, 2012  |  Today's News

Don’t miss the deadline for Illinois Corn Marketing Board’s social media internships! This is part of our effort to provide meaningful agricultural experience to college students and encourage...

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