Exports are a growing opportunity. 

 

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:

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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USMEF ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

May 26th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Livestock |  Exports

Originally published by Rite Jane Gabbett on Meatingplace The U.S. Meat Export Federation announced that  Phil Seng, who has led the organization for the past 27 years, will step down as CEO at...

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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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CHINA TO BEGIN IMPORTING U.S. BEEF

May 18th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Livestock |  Exports

Following one more round of consultations between the United States and China, China will allow imports of U.S. beef by July 16, 2017. This, following a meeting of President Trump and China’s...

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TOP MARKETS FOR U.S. CORN AND MEAT

May 16th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Exports

In honor of World Trade Month, consider the following statistics about the top customers for your corn and livestock. CORN Mexico is the number one purchaser of U.S. corn, buying 13,321,435...

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USDA SECRETARY PERDUE ANNOUNCES AGENCY REORG AND NEW EMPHASIS ON TRADE

May 11th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

On the banks of the Ohio River today in Cincinnati, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that he will reorganize his Department, adding a new Undersecretary of Trade...

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U.S. BEEF GAINING MARKET ACCESS IN THAILAND

May 8th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Livestock |  Exports

IL Corn is joining other organizations in bringing attention to the value of our export markets this month, as May is designated World Trade Month. In Illinois, 38% of our corn leaves the state...

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MAY IS WORLD TRADE MONTH – EXPORTS MATTER!

May 4th, 2017  |  Today's News |  Exports |  Legislation & Regulation

The export market is hugely important to Illinois corn farmers, with nearly 40 percent of their grain leaving the state.  Our competitive advantage – the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers – makes us...

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