FRIDAY FARM PHOTO: FARMERS IN DC

The Illinois Corn Growers Association’s farmer leaders were in Washington, D.C. this week for our yearly lobbying visit. Priorities for the four days were preserving the integrity of the Renewable Fuels Standard, negotiating an effective farm bill, and encouraging Congress to partner with industry to fund upgrades to our locks and dams on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers.

ICGA leaders discussing the farm bill with Congressman Schilling

For more on this week’s trip to DC, check out these articles:

ILLINOIS CORN FARMERS HIT OUR NATION’S CAPITOL

HUNDREDS RALLY TO SUPPORT TRANSPORTATION FUNDING IN WASHINGTON, DC

ILLINOIS CORN FARMERS LOBBY FOR “FARM BILL NOW”

WHAT DO A BUNCH OF CORN FARMERS DO IN WASHINGTON, DC?

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