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Brownfield to broadcast live with Illinois corn and soybean groups at 2021 Farm Progress Show

The Illinois Soybean Association and Illinois Corn Growers Association are hosting Brownfield in their tent at Farm Progress Show this year for three live broadcasts providing updates on state, national and global issues impacting the two commodities.

On Wednesday, September 1, 2021, Farm Progress Show visitors are encouraged to stop by booth #605 as Brownfield’s Rhiannon Branch interviews representatives from ISA and IL Corn beginning at 10:30, 11:30 and 1:00. The collaboration further showcases their 2021 FPS theme “The Power of Two” as representatives highlight how ISA and IL Corn work together for Illinois farmers.

Live Broadcast 1

10:30 a.m. – Intro to tent and “Power of Two”

  • Rodney Weinzierl, IL Corn Executive Director
  • John Lumpe, ISA CEO

10:45 a.m– Biofuels and New Uses

  • Jim Reed, IL Corn Marketing Board District 7 Director
  • Jim Martin, ISA District 6 Director and Utilization Committee Chair

Live Broadcast 2

11:30 a.m. – Trade and Livestock Initiatives

  • Don Duvall, U.S. Grains Council Board of Directors
  • Mark Read, ISA District 5 Director

11:45 a.m.Conservation priorities

  • Megan Dwyer, IL Corn, Nutrient Loss Reduction Manager
  • Abigail Peterson, ISA Conservation Agronomy Manager

Live Broadcast 3

1:00 p.m. – The Power of Membership: Farmer Advocates are Important

  • Randy DeSutter, IL Corn Growers Association President
  • Ron Kindred, ISA Vice Chairman and District 9 Director

1:15- Closing Remarks

  • Rob Elliott, IL Corn Marketing Board District 3 Director
  • Steve Pitstick, ISA Chairman and District 2 Director

Broadcasts can be viewed live in FPS tent #605 or on the Brownfield Ag News Facebook page. Broadcasts will be recorded and available to view after the show at www.brownfieldagnews.com.

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