Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association
Supply · Service · Stewardship
To assist and represent the crop production supply and service industry while promoting the sound stewardship and utilization of agricultural inputs.

Legislative Updates

Updated Mar 30, 2017

Staying In The Know

Items of Interest

Regulatory Alert

In The News

Worker Protection Standard - How to Comply

Click below for resources on how to comply with the WPS which was effective on January 2, 2017.  This regulation applies to ag retailers who employ handlers of pesticides.  

Dicamba Stewardship Poster

Help promote pesticide stewardship on this new crop protection technology by following the "do's and don'ts" in this IFCA poster.  

New IL Ammonia Rules & Compliance Guide

New rules for anhydrous ammonia facilities are effective July 1, 2016.  Click below for the new rules and a compliance guide from IFCA.

Restricted CDL For Transporting Ammonia Nurse Tanks

Click below for the application form to the IL Sec of State to obtain a restricted CDL for transporting ammonia nurse tanks.  

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IFCA Twitter

A lot of blue FFA jackets at the State Capitol today for Ag Day. https://t.co/xPEF6boAX1
Rep. Meier speaking at Ag Day. https://t.co/81qR9bRHMe
It's AG Day in Springfield today. Gov Rauner speaking at the Ag Day breakfast this morning. https://t.co/GQFdgqB1W8
The Terra-Gator has shown up to the ASMARK Agricenter. It will be used for the new professional applicators trainin… https://t.co/UYGZuVG88P
Today one of the most important men you’ve never heard of was born: Norman Borlaug starter of the "GreenRevolution"… https://t.co/dI4dD2VGd3

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it had denied a petition by environmental groups that sought to ban the agricultural pesticide chlorpyrifos.In October 2015, the Obama administration proposed to revoke all food residue tolerances for chlorpyrifos, an active ing...
A lot of blue FFA jackets at the State Capitol today for Ag Day.
Rep. Meier speaking at Ag Day.

Keep It 4R Crop Twitter

Missed the Spring N Management Webinar today? It's here: https://t.co/lzUVjcUWTA Great info on N treatments, yields and soil N levels.
Learn about Right Source, Rate and Time for N Management in 2017. Free webinar on March 30 @ 9 am. Register here https://t.co/UNMTl4dCnC
IFCA Keep it 4R Program improves the IL MRTN with on-farm rate trials: scientifically reliable and defensible nitr… https://t.co/p6pxACln7e
IFCA Keep it 4R Crop Program & NREC In Action https://t.co/8T8dMF4JQQ
Is your fall applied N still in good shape? Should you stabilize early spring NH3? Find answers from UI here https://t.co/SNT2ftb0yd