- 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.
2013 Board of Directors
John Whaley, Brook
Dean Eppley, Secretary, Wabash
Herb Ringel, At-Large, Wabash
Dennis Maple, President, Greentown
Mike Beard, At-Large, Frankfort
Michael Shuter, Frankton
Mark Bacon, At-Large, Milroy
Ronnie Mohr, At-Large, Greenfield
Ralph Kauffman, At-Large, Atlanta
David Howell, Middletown
Dennis Whitsitt, Huntingburg
Mike Nichols, At-Large, Rockport
David Gottbrath, Vice President, Pekin
Gerald Gauck, Treasurer, Milan
Gina Sheets, Indiana State Dept of Agriculture
Jerome Hawkins, 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
Voting Ex-Officio Members
Randy Kron, Farm Bureau
Mike Buis, Purdue University