Illinois Soybean Growers Supports Congressional Discussion on Cuban Trade and Finance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Supports Congressional Discussion on Cuban Trade and Finance BLOOMINGTON, ILL – September 14, 2016 – Today the Illinois Soybean Growers is pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee actively discussed trade, credit and finance... Read more

Industry Leaders Gather to Discuss Future Farming Profitability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Industry Leaders Gather to Discuss Future Farming Profitability BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – July 15, 2016 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) late last month welcomed agricultural industry leaders to its biannual Soy 2020 roundtable event. The discussion centered on how farmers... Read more

Soybean Producers Meet with Cuban Leaders

PHOTO CUTLINE: Three Illinois soybean farmers visited Cuba this week from May 23-26 as part of a U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) delegation. The group included Illinois Soybean Growers Secretary Doug Schroeder of Mahomet (right), District 17 Director David Droste of Nashville (middle),... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Applauds USDA for New Use of Checkoff Dollars in Cuba

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Applauds USDA for New Use of Checkoff Dollars in Cuba BLOOMINGTON, Ill.–March 21– Today Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is ecstatic to learn from USDA Secretary Thomas Vilsack that checkoff funds now can be used for research, information exchange and... Read more

Illinois Cuba Working Group Exploring Office in Cuba Following Bi-Partisan Delegation Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Cuba Working Group Exploring Office in Cuba Following Bi-Partisan Delegation Trip WILMETTE, Ill.–Oct. 15–The Illinois Cuba Working Group (ICWG) continues to open doors for agricultural trade and establish reciprocal commercial relations between the U.S. and Cuba. This... Read more

Media Advisory: Illinois Delegation Heads to Cuba

Illinois Cuba Working Group Media Advisory: Illinois Delegation Heads to Cuba October 7, 2015 What: A high-level, bi-partisan Illinois delegation will visit Cuba Oct. 11-14, 2015. The goal of this mission is to continue opening up agricultural trade with Cuba, which creates jobs and opportunities... Read more

Illinois Advances Partnership with Taiwanese Soybean Buyers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Advances Partnership with Taiwanese Soybean Buyers BLOOMINGTON, Ill.–September 18, 2015– Today, Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) Chairman Daryl Cates joined Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and a delegation of 21 Taiwanese soy industry representatives to sign a Letter of... Read more

ISA International Biotech Symposium Adds Chef Charlie Baggs to Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA International Biotech Symposium Adds Chef Charlie Baggs to Program BLOOMINGTON, ILL – August 19, 2015 – Chief Executive Chef Charlie Baggs of Charlie Baggs Culinary Innovations in Chicago will be one of the featured panelists at the International Biotechnology Symposium to... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Supports Durbin on Cuba Leadership

Illinois Soybean Growers Supports Durbin on Cuba Leadership BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – Aug.10, 2015 – Today the Illinois Soybean Growers joined U.S. Senator Dick Durbin to discuss increased trade opportunities in Cuba for Illinois soybean farmers during an event on the Illinois State University campus in... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Pleased With Action to Remove Cuba from Terrorism List

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Pleased With Action to Remove Cuba from Terrorism List Bloomington, Ill. – April 14, 2015 - Today the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) commends U.S. President Barack Obama and the State Department for recommending removing Cuba from the list of State... Read more

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