- Published: 09 August 2013
Indiana Corn Marketing Council works to enhance the value of corn for Indiana corn farmers.
Indiana Corn Marketing Council will be a catalyst for innovation and leadership for the Indiana grain industry.
First established in 2001, the Indiana Corn Marketing Council (ICMC) is made up of 17 farmer-directors and is charged with overseeing the investment of state corn checkoff funds.
ICMC directors are responsible for ensuring that those funds are used in programs that can strengthen Indiana’s corn industry
Under its strategic plan, ICMC directors identified eight major initiatives: Ethanol, Livestock, Production & Research, Environmental Programs, Grain Marketing, Public Affairs, Communications and New Uses.
2014 Board of Directors
John Whaley, Brook
Dean Eppley, Wabash
Dennis Maple, President, Greentown
Matt Martin, Kingman
Michael Shuter, Frankton
David Howell, Middletown
Dennis Whitsitt, Huntingburg
David Gottbrath, Vice President, Pekin
Gerald Gauck, Treasurer, Milan
Mike Beard, At-Large, Secretary, Frankfort
Mike Nichols, At-Large, Rockport
Mark Bacon, At-Large, Milroy
Ronnie Mohr, At-Large, Greenfield
Ralph Kauffman, At-Large, Atlanta
Herb Ringel, At-Large, Wabash
Voting Ex-Officio Members
Randy Kron, Farm Bureau
Mike Buis, Purdue University
Ted McKinney, Indiana State Dept of Agriculture
Dan Kramer, Indiana State Dept of Agriculture
Marshall Martin, Purdue University
Sen. Richard Young, Indiana General Assembly
Rep. Don Lehe, Indiana General Assembly
Sen. Jean Leising, Indiana General Assembly
Rep. Kreg Battles, Indiana General Assembly