NEW COMPANY ADDED TO COVER CROP COUPON

July 29th, 2016  |  Today's News

Illinois Corn Growers Association is excited to announce it has added a new partner to their Cover Crop Coupon Program. Midwest Grass & Forage is a Macomb-based company that services Adams, Brown,...

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HAVE YOU TAKEN A WATER SAMPLE LATELY?

July 28th, 2016  |  Today's News

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...

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LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFERS WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

July 27th, 2016  |  Today's News

IL Corn values the efforts of farmers and members of the agricultural community that actively seek out sustainable farming methods, including protecting against nutrient loss. Education about...

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THE MORE YOUR KNOW: OCTANE AND ETHANOL IN GASOLINE

July 26th, 2016  |  Today's News

The Environment and Energy Study Institute put together this great information on the history of gasoline and octane. We know that ethanol provides a high octane, low carbon option to fuel...

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IS FARMLAND IN YOUR SCHOOL'S CLASSROOM?

July 25th, 2016  |  Today's News

With support from your IL Corn checkoff dollars, the award winning film, FARMLAND, is now part of an educational curriculum geared toward high school students. The film, a documentary, was...

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ICGA AT LARGE DIRECTORS UP FOR ELECTION

July 22nd, 2016  |  Today's News

Two at-large positions on the Illinois Corn Growers Association Board of Directors are elected each year at their annual meeting.  This year, there will be one open seat and one incumbent...

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SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS TO NCGA CONTEST

July 21st, 2016  |  Today's News

The National Corn Growers Association calls on photographers to help tell the story of farming field corn in America through the third annual Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest. Through this contest,...

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HAVE YOU RECEIVED YOUR BRIGHT YELLOW SURVEY?

July 20th, 2016  |  Today's News

Many Illinois farmers have already received a bright yellow survey from the National Ag Statistics Service (NASS) in the mail regarding their crop production practices. IL Corn encourages any IL...

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SUBMIT YOUR COMMENTS ON ATRAZINE TODAY!

July 19th, 2016  |  Today's News

We need your help to stop the EPA from regulating the use of atrazine, a safe and effective pesticide! In June 2016, the EPA released its draft ecological risk assessment for atrazine, a common...

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U OF I AGRONOMY DAY SET FOR AUGUST 18

July 18th, 2016  |  Today's News

Mark your calendars for an opportunity to explore the latest research in crop sciences during the 59th annual Agronomy Day at the University of Illinois on August 18. IL Corn sponsors Agronomy Day...

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DR. KELSEY KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR MISSISSIPPI RIVER CONFERENCE

July 15th, 2016  |  Today's News

America's Watershed Initiative (AWI) Project Lead Dr. Heath Kelsey, of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, will provide the kickoff address for the 2016 Raise the Grade...

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ICGA STATEMENT THANKING IL DELEGATION FOR GMO LABELING VOTE

July 14th, 2016  |  Today's News |  ICGA

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.--Jeff Jarboe, a farmer from Loda, Ill., and Illinois Corn Growers Association President, released the following statement following the House vote on a genetically modified...

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COVER CROP COUPON TO MEMBERS

July 13th, 2016  |  Today's News

Illinois Corn Growers Association is offering a new incentive to try cover crops. Through ICGA’s partnerships with seed dealers, ICGA members can obtain a coupon for discounted cover crop mixes....

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WEBINAR: LEARN MORE ABOUT BIOFUELS INFRASTRUCTURE

July 12th, 2016  |  Today's News

IL Corn’s second 20-minute webinar will be held on Thursday, July 14. Technology and Business Development Director Dave Loos will be giving an update on biofuels infrastructure around the state....

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A QUICK LOOK AT THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP

July 11th, 2016  |  Today's News

As the summer rolls on and Congress gets back in session, we expect to be hearing more about TPP, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. As is the case with trade agreements that lower barriers to free...

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ICGA STATEMENT THANKING SENATOR KIRK FOR SUPPORTING NATIONAL GMO LABELING LAW

July 8th, 2016  |  Today's News |  ICGA

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.--Jeff Jarboe, a farmer from Loda, Ill., and Illinois Corn Growers Association President, released the following statement following the Senate vote on a genetically modified...

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IL FARMER FEATURED IN NEW #360CORN VIDEOS

July 7th, 2016  |  Today's News

Justin Durdan, Utica farmer and Illinois Corn Grower Association Vice President, is featured in a new series of 360 videos showing corn farm planning, production and marketing through the growing...

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ELECT CORN CHECKOFF DIRECTORS JULY 7

July 6th, 2016  |  Today's News |  ICMB

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will conduct elections on July 7, 2016 of the candidates for Illinois Corn Marketing Board directors. All eligible corn farmers and checkoff contributors...

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IL CORN ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN NASS COVER CROP SURVEY

July 5th, 2016  |  Today's News

Some of you may receive survey in the mail from the National Agricultural Statistics Service asking for your participation in an Illinois specific survey regarding some of your crop production...

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TAKE ACTION NOW TO PROTECT YOUR FARM

July 1st, 2016  |  Today's News |  Legislation & Regulation

If you’re an Illinois Corn Growers Association member, you received a grassroots advocacy packet in the mail this week.  The packet asked you to take action to stop the EPA on atrazine and ethanol...

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