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Ethanol is the fastest growing market for your corn.

And since corn farmers need to increase demand for their ever-increasing amounts of corn they grow, ethanol becomes a very important part of the programming at IL Corn.

 

The Illinois Corn Growers Association tackles barriers to a growing ethanol market legislatively: things like moving the E10 tax savings to E15 in Illinois, so consumers have an additional financial incentive to fuel up with E15.  ICGA also gets engaged trying to acquire a Reid Vapor Pressure waiver for E15 and promoting ethanol trade.

 

All the while, the Illinois Corn Marketing Board is helping to bring the ethanol infrastructure up to par so that when the legislative barriers are removed, we’re ready to fuel up Illinois!  ICMB also promotes your fuel through programs with NASCAR and local retailers.

YOUR CORN ETHANOL WILL BE CLEARING THE AIR IN MEXICO

June 19th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

This is a big deal, so read carefully. A significant opportunity to improve the demand picture for your IL Corn in underway in Mexico. Due to the work of the U.S. Grains Council, with support from...

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ICGA COMMENDS SENATOR DUCKWORTH FOR CHAMPIONING ETHANOL

June 14th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— At a hearing in Washington today, Senator Tammy Duckworth (IL-D) joined senators from other states in exhibiting bi-partisan leadership in support of removing one of the many...

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U.S. DDGS MARKETS DIVERSIFY, KEEP EXPORTS STEADY

May 30th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports

Originally published by U.S. Grains Council  Despite market challenges, the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) trade data show exports of U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles...

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SUMMER DRIVING SEASON = USE MORE ETHANOL

May 24th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer and vacation season for most Americans.  Vacation season equals more miles in the car, more fuel use, and more ethanol in every tank. But some Americans are...

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ETHANOL EXPORTS

May 23rd, 2017  |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Additional Research

According to a report from the Renewable Fuels Association, In 2015, the U.S. exported 836 million gallons of ethanol— identical to 2014’s volume and tied for the second-highest annual total on...

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CRAPPIE MASTERS SPOKESMAN IN SPRINGFIELD TOUTING ETHANOL

May 12th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

  IL Corn has been working to expand market access for higher ethanol blends in Illinois. Unfortunately, some longstanding myths about ethanol are entrenched in the minds of many people. To get...

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CORN CHECKOFF, ETHANOL INDUSTRY SUPPORT CASEY’S GENERAL STORE IN EXPANDING ETHANOL AVAILABILITY

April 26th, 2017  |  ICMB |  Ethanol

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Illinois corn farmers’ checkoff dollars are bringing more ethanol to gasoline in the state in a partnership with Casey’s General Stores, Inc., that will result in the addition...

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MILITARY VETERANS MORE LIKELY TO WORK IN ETHANOL INDUSTRY

April 12th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

[Originally published by Rachel Gantz at RFA] A new Department of Energy (DOE) study on employment in the U.S. energy sector shows that America’s ethanol industry employs a significantly larger...

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ICGA SUPPORTS RVP WAIVER FOR E15

April 6th, 2017  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Today, the Illinois Corn Growers Association joined with the Illinois Renewable Fuels Association to ask Illinois legislators to support a reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver for 15 percent blends of...

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WHAT IS THIS THING CALLED THE POINT OF OBLIGATION?

March 9th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

If you’ve been paying attention to ag news this week and last, you’ve undoubtedly heard about something called the Point of Obligation. You probably picked up on the fact that it has to do with...

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BIOFUELS CHAMP RICHARD CHILDRESS MAKES NASCAR HALL OF FAME

January 25th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

As reported by Growth Energy, biofuels advocates will join racing fans across the country to celebrate the induction of NASCAR’s 2017 Hall of Fame honorees, including racing legend Richard...

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NEW E85 PUMP OPENS IN GALESBURG

January 29th, 2016  |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

GALESBURG, Ill.--With support from Illinois corn checkoff dollars, Illinois's newest E85 fuel pump opened this week and has already pumped over 1,000 gallons of corn-based renewable energy,...

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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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ETHANOL BLENDER PUMPS OFFER CONSUMERS FLEXIBILITY AND PRICE ADVANTAGE

May 21st, 2010  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

For Immediate Release                                 Contact: Tricia Braid Terry                                                                                       (309)...

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STATE LEGISLATION ENSURES CONSUMER ACCESS TO LOWER COST GASOLINE

May 4th, 2010  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Bloomington, Ill—Today the Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) celebrated the IL Senate’s passage of HB 4652, a measure that will eventually allow higher blends of ethanol to receive the...

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