Ethanol is the fastest growing corn market.

 

The Illinois Corn Growers Association tackles legislative barriers to a growing ethanol market, like moving the E10 tax savings to E15 in Illinois to give consumers an additional financial incentive to fuel up with E15. Additionally, ICGA continues a push for a Reid Vapor Pressure waiver for E15 and for expanded ethanol trade.

 

The Illinois Corn Marketing Board is updating ethanol infrastructure so that when the legislative barriers are removed, we’re ready to fuel up Illinois!  ICMB also promotes your fuel through programs with local retailers.

ICYMI: HIGH OCTANE, LOW CARBON FUEL WILL BENEFIT FARMERS AND AMERICANS

March 22nd, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

In this editorial (below) and in the High Octane, Low Carbon (HOLC) mailer you might have received in your FarmWeek, IL Corn is spelling out the benefits of a new high octane fuel.  This fuel will...

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ICGA STATEMENT ON E15 PROPOSED RULE

March 14th, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz made the following statement from Capitol Hill while participating in the organization’s legislative fly-in upon hearing that the...

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EPA FORWARDS E15 RULE TO WHITE HOUSE OMB FOR REVIEW    

March 5th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

After reports last week that EPA would not get the E15 rule published and finalized before the June 1 summer driving season starts, the agency seems to be fast-tracking the effort. EPA sent its...

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ICGA COMMENTS ON USMCA, E15 RULEMAKING

March 1st, 2019  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

ICGA SUPPORTS USMCA RATIFICATION   Illinois Corn Growers Association President Ted Mottaz, a farmer from Elmwood, Ill., issued the following statement regarding the Association’s support for the...

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ETHANOL CONTRIBUTES TO THE ECONOMY

February 21st, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

The U.S. ethanol industry faced a number of regulatory and marketplace challenges in 2018, but continued to make a remarkable contribution to the nation’s economy, according to a new study...

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RECORD-SETTING SALES TO KOREA SINCE KORUS

January 29th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports

South Korea is buying U.S. grains in all forms at explosive rates, due in large part to the free trade agreement between it and the United States, the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement or KORUS,...

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ICGA THANKS SENATOR DUCKWORTH FOR HER COMMENTS AGAINST HARDSHIP WAIVERS

January 17th, 2019  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

The Illinois Corn Growers Association proudly worked with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, providing feedback on what the Illinois ethanol industry and Illinois corn farmers needed most from...

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ETHANOL COMPANY RECOGNIZED BY CORN GROWERS

December 27th, 2018  |  Ethanol

Bloomington, IL – Marquis Energy, an ethanol production facility in Hennepin, IL represented by Mark Marquis, CEO, received the Ethanol Award from the Illinois Corn Growers Association today at...

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CORN USE FOR ETHANOL FORECAST DECREASED BY 50 MILLION

December 17th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Additional Research

The University of Illinois analyzed the WASDE forecast of corn use for ethanol production today and determined that to exceed the decreasing forecast, an expansion in gasoline consumption or...

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ICGA AT THE TABLE FOR DEVELOPING NEW ETHANOL-POWERED FUEL LEGISLATION

December 11th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—In a letter to Congressman John Shimkus (R-IL) regarding his discussion draft of the 21st Century Transportation Fuels Act, Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) stated its...

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CAN YOUR VEHICLE FLEX?

December 10th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

Whether you have a new model year vehicle, or you have a new-to-you vehicle, you should know if it can flex. The Renewable Fuels Association has released their updated chart of passenger vehicles...

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THIRTY-ONE ILLINOIS CORN FARMERS STOOD UP FOR CORN

November 5th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  Ethanol

Though the comment period fell right in the middle of corn harvest and fall field work, 31 Illinois farmers stood up for corn during the recent SAFE rule comment period.   THANK YOU!   Farmers...

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PERDUE SAYS AMERICAN FARMERS MAY BE TOO DEPENDENT ON CHINA

November 2nd, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports

China is an important, growing market for IL Corn and corn in other forms like ethanol, DDGS, and meat. In fact, China is the fifth largest market of global buyers of U.S. coarse grains,...

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SUBMIT COMMENTS TO THE EPA – DEADLINE FRIDAY!

October 25th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Farmers can help themselves build market demand by submitting comments to the EPA but they must do it today!  Will you take five minutes to ask for help allowing domestic ethanol markets to grow? ...

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CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF BIORENEWABLES RESEARCH

October 22nd, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

Last week, the National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC) celebrated 15 years of biorenewables research.  For corn, that means 15 years of corn-based ethanol research with every ethanol...

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STAND UP FOR CORN: SUBMIT COMMENTS TO THE EPA

October 18th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

Farmers can help themselves build market demand by submitting comments to the EPA asking for help allowing domestic ethanol markets to grow.  Will you take five minutes to stand up for...

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF ETHANOL BLENDS

October 16th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

Ethanol, as a component of gasoline, really does help clear the air, and that is good for human health. 87. 88. 89. 91. Those numbers on the yellow stickers you see on the gas pump indicate the...

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BIG OIL INTERESTS REVVING THE ANTI E15 PR ENGINE

October 15th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol

Big Oil and their supporters are at it again, spreading half-truths and outright lies regarding the safety and feasibility of higher ethanol blends such as E15. The facts speak for themselves –...

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ICGA STATEMENT ON RVP PARITY FOR E15

October 9th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Legislation & Regulation

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.—Illinois Corn Growers Association President Aron Carlson, a farmer from Winnebago, Ill., issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced his decision to...

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CRAPPIE MASTERS NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS: 'NEVER HESITATE' WHEN FILLING UP WITH ETHANOL

October 2nd, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

ST. LOUIS - The 2018 Crappie Masters Tournament Trail concluded last week with the National Championship at Truman Lake in Clinton, Mo. Two, 21-year-old Missouri natives were the winners of the...

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