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. ETHANOL EXPORTS STILL A BRIGHT SPOT

June 26th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Ethanol |  Exports

U.S. ethanol exports totaled 162.3 million gallons (mg) in April, according to government data released this month and analyzed by the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA). This represents a 25% drop...

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THE POWER OF PEOPLE: USGC RECOGNIZES PAUL JESCHKE FOR FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE

June 21st, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Exports

Illinois corn farmer Paul Jeschke attended his first U.S. Grains Council (USGC) meeting in the late 1970s but did not become more involved in the organization until his wife, Donna, was elected to...

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THE FARMER IN THE BLUE HAT: USGC RECOGNIZES BILL LONG FOR FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE

June 7th, 2018  |  Today's News |  ICMB |  Exports

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...

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VALUE ADDED EXPORTS TO JAPAN AND CHINA

June 5th, 2018  |  Today's News |  Exports

The best situation for corn farmers and all U.S. citizens?  Sell more “value-added” corn to other countries hungry for more protein, better cuts of protein, and environmentally friendly fuels. ...

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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TARIFFS NOW IN FORCE

June 1st, 2018  |  Today's News |  Exports

With the turning of the calendar from May to June came the enactment of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports that are hitting nations with which we’ve had long-standing trade relationships. The...

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