Livestock is a vital corn customer.
IL Corn participates in a variety of livestock programming to try to grow the industry in Illinois.
The Illinois Livestock Development Group is an important avenue for programming. Through this coalition, IL Corn has been able to make a difference helping farmers site or expand their livestock farms in Illinois. IL Corn also funds the U.S. Meat Export Federation and the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council. When international markets for meat grow, U.S. livestock production will grow as well.
The U.S. Trade Representative today requested a panel formation under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement over Mexico’s decision to ban imports of biotech corn used for human consumption. “Trade...More
IL Corn partnered with six restaurants in the Chicago area to take over their takeout, replacing traditional takeout containers with corn-based alternatives. This project was designed to help...More
Online Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Training Program Launched Certified Grower Training is now available on the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) website. Under a new state regulation...More
IDOA Set to Launch Andydrous Ammonia Grower Training By: Krista Lisser The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announced a new anhydrous ammonia grower training platform available online...More
Use of Corn as an Acceptable Feedstock Clarified by the Deparment of Energy An important step forward to driving demand for corn was recently achieved, thanks to the work of state and national...More
June 10 Update: Many questions still float around about the decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in regards to usage of Dicamba. The Illinois Department of...More
Industry, government and academic scientists tout the benefits of genetically modified (GM) foods for agriculture, ecosystems, and human health and well-being, including feeding a world population...More
Oh, what a difference a conversation can make. A few weeks ago, Illinois Farm Families took about two dozen consumers, professionals, and government officials to St. Louis to tour the Monsanto...More