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.
Mark Lambert of St. Louis, MO is the recipient of the IL Corn Growers Association’s (ICGA) top award. ICGA leaders honored Mark for his service to Illinois corn farmers at the ICGA Annual Meeting...More
This year’s election results are still trickling in as of this writing, but there is one thing that is certain: while there will be some changes in Washington, for the most part, we’re going to...More
IL Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is excited to announce a new scholarship program for students choosing to pursue a degree in the agriculture field. The submission period for the scholarship...More
A pending decree out of Mexico that would disrupt U.S. shipments of corn into the country has Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the National Corn Growers Association sounding the alarms...More
What makes up your identity? I might introduce myself as a wife or a mother. I might call myself a Christian in some circles or identify as a farm kid in others. I probably include my county...More
IL Corn is focused on helping farmers use conservation practices to improve soil health, reduce erosion, sequester carbon, and build a sustainable future for generations of future farmers. "Each...More
There is just something about Washington that comes across swampy. During particularly brutal heatwaves, Washingtonians like to remind themselves that of course it’s hot; after all, the capital...More
Peter Metivier, a senior at Normal Community High School, has joined the IL Corn team as a marketing intern during the fall semester. This is a unique opportunity for IL Corn to offer real world...More
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Today, IL Corn celebrates being named as a valued partner in multiple projects funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Partnerships for Climate-Smart...More
News Release - Gov. Pritzker Announces Proactive Steps Taken to Increase Gas Supply After BP Oil Refinery Fire
Illinois and neighboring states granted emergency federal fuel waiver from EPA; Illinois corn farmers will provide the needed fuel through ethanol production SPRINGFIELD — Governor Pritzker...More