The export market is an important opportunity for Illinois corn farmers.
Making export growth a priority extends to the locks and dams priority (we need adequate infrastructure to move grain) and the ethanol priority (ethanol exports is a growing market). "Exports" is the place where many of our programs overlap.
IL Corn works with several important partners to accomplish our international export goals, including:
Never underestimate a good ball cap. Illinois corn farmer Bill Long calls his official blue U.S. Grains Council (USGC) hat his conversation starter, opening opportunities to share his insights on...More
IL Corn participated in a “Twitter Storm” on the North American Free Trade Agreement today, helping to push positive messages about what the very important trade relationship with Mexico and...More
In a press gaggle held in conjunction with his cabinet meeting today, President Trump indicated that he understands farmers have a lot to lose when it comes to exports. The president specifically...More
A 25 percent tariff on U.S. pork exports to China ain’t chump-change, so to speak if you consider that the U.S. pork industry literally consumes 25% of the domestic corn meal market. According to...More
Reports emerging from the European Union indicate that the 28-member body of countries has added U.S. corn to the list of goods upon which it will settle retaliatory tariffs in answer to President...More
January 2018 poultry, egg, and beef export volume increased over January 2017, with pork export volume holding steady with last year’s strong volume. 2018 is off to a great start in the export...More
Houston, Texas - Spending on overseas market development for U.S. feed grains and related products increased the value of those exports by an average of $1.71 billion per year from 2010 to 2014...More
Originally published by AgWeek: From new seeds to improved equipment, farming practices have been vastly upgraded over the past two decades. However, while these modern tools have undoubtedly...More