ISA Elects 2012-13 Executive Committee, Fills District Director Positions

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – August 1, 2012 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) elected today its 2012-13 leadership and filled open district and at-large director positions. Bill Wykes, Yorkville, Ill., was elected to serve as chairman for the new year. Wykes was ISA vice chairman last year, and has... Read more

ISA Supports Senate Farm Bill Passage, Urges House Action as Soon as Possible

Bloomington, IL -- June 21, 2012 -- The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) supports the U.S. Senate's passage of the 2012 Farm Bill today, and urges the U.S. House of Representatives to similarly take quick action on the legislation. ISA has encouraged lawmakers to pass a bill that helps soybean... Read more

Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Association District Director Elections

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. -- April 13, 2012 -- Petitions are available for growers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA). Petitions can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA), local University of Illinois Extension offices and... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers See Soy at Work in Central America

BLOOMINGTON, ILL -- March 15, 2012 -- Both new market and humanitarian assistance opportunities exist for Illinois soybeans and soy products in parts of Central America. That was the conclusion drawn by Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) directors Dan Farney, soybean farmer from Morton, Ill., and... Read more

Two Illinois Soybean Farmers Receive National Honors

BLOOMINGTON,ILL ֠March 5, 2012 ֠Two dedicated Illinois soybean farmer-leaders were honored Friday, March 2, during Commodity Classic in Nashville, Tenn. C.W. Gaffner, past ISA director from Greenville, Ill., received the American Soybean Association (ASA) Lifetime Achievement/Membership Focus Award... Read more

ISA Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in United Soybean Board Nomination

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. -- February 21, 2012 -- The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is looking for farmers interested in filling one of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board (USB). The position currently held by David Hartke, soybean farmer from Teutopolis, Ill., expires in... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Wins Five National Agri-Marketing Awards

The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) took top honors at the Region IV Best of National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Awards. NAMA is the premier association for agri-marketing and agri-business professionals. The competition celebrates the best work in agricultural communications. Funded by... Read more

ISA Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions

BLOOMINGTON, ILL -- January 17, 2012 -- The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is making notice that applications are available for farmers interested in becoming candidates for at-large director positions representing the Illinois Soybean Program Operating Board (ISPOB) and ISA. Two of the six at-... Read more