Monthly Archives: November 2011

CROP INSURANCE: HOW IT WORKS AND WHY IL CORN IS DISAPPOINTED WITH RMA’S ANNOUNCEMENT

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced that they had finalized their premium re-rating that had been in the works for almost a decade.  This news was good and bad for Illinois corn farmers … Continue reading

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THANKFUL FOR FARM FAMILIES: ALWAYS TIME FOR FAMILY

In November, Americans focus on thankfulness: for their country, their blessings, and their families. At Corn Corps, we’re going to focus on being thankful for our FARM families and the laughs and lessons they provide. Twenty-one year old Tony Weber from … Continue reading

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IL CORN CONTRIBUTORS HONORED LAST WEEK!

For IL Corn and the Illinois corn farmers they represent, last week was a busy one!  We held our policy session on Monday (when we decide what we stand for and what we will pursue for the coming year) and … Continue reading

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HAPPY MAIZE DAY!

Happy Maize Day!

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THANKFUL FOR FARM FAMILIES: LOVIN’ THE HOLIDAYS

In November, Americans focus on thankfulness: for their country, their blessings, and their families.  At Corn Corps, we’re going to focus on being thankful for our FARM families and the laughs and lessons they provide.  Elizabeth (Allen) James grew up … Continue reading

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ILLINOIS FARM FAMILY: RECONNECTING THE FARM AND CITY

This week is Farm-City Week! It’s all about reconnecting the two and making an effort to inform the public about the importance of agriculture. As an intern for the Illinois Corn Marketing Board this semester, I have made it a … Continue reading

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NEXT WEEK IS AN EXCITING WEEK!

Please join us for the Illinois Corn Growers Association Annual Meeting and the Illinois Commodity Conference on Tuesday at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington!

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