ILLINOIS (RFD) — The Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is taking time to chime in on the status of Farm Bill negotiations. The group’s lobbyist David Crow says a good sign early in talks was an effort to stop amendments that would have diluted the crop insurance program.

Congress adjourns in mid-December and then a new session begins in January with Democrats assuming control of the U.S. House Ag Committee.