Illinois Corn Growers Association news
The Illinois Pork Producers Association is leading a call to members of the Illinois congressional delegation for a legislative remedy to state-by-state livestock production requirements.
Illinois farmers can receive incentive payments for cover crops planted in 2023 by enrolling in Farmers for Soil Health by Feb. 28.
The second annual Illinois Ag Retail Survey is underway to collect data on nutrient management practices.
Farm, aviation and biofuel groups voiced support for a science-based approach to measure greenhouse gas emission reductions in Sustainable Aviation Fuel.
The new farm bill can got kicked down the road last month with a one-year extension of the 2018 law, but Illinois Corn remains diligent in pushing for new legislation sooner rather than later.
The 2025 interim goals set by the Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy are fast-approaching, but the numbers needed are still not there.
Illinois Farm Families’ “We Are the 96%” campaign will resume paid advertising opportunities in January and February, concluding with a Super Bowl commercial for Illinois audiences on Feb. 11.
National Corn Growers Association President Harold Wolle outlined the organization’s efforts at the Illinois Corn Growers Association’s recent annual meeting.
About 36.4 million tons of food and food products, including corn and soybeans, are shipped annually via Illinois waterways and are dependent upon locks and dams that were built in the 1930s.
For 150 of Knox County’s 198-year history, Dave Rylander and his ancestors before him have been farming in this west-central Illinois locale.
The Illinois Corn Growers Association honored several individuals for their roles in supporting farmers and the industry during the organization’s annual meeting.
Martin Barbre is the recipient of the Illinois Corn Growers Association’s top award, The World of Corn. ICGA leaders honored Martin for his service to Illinois corn farmers at ICGA’s annual meeting in Bloomington.
When Ralph Upton Jr. started working on his family’s farm full time in 1964, he did what everyone else was doing — plowing every year.
The Illinois Corn Growers Association thanked Rich Clemmons for over four decades of work representing agriculture in Illinois policy. Clemmons announced his retirement after supporting ICGA as a lobbyist since 2008.
Congress passed a continuing resolution to extend the 2018 farm bill until Sept. 30, 2024. The extension was bundled with a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through early 2024.