America's Watershed Report Card Echoes ISA Efforts to Improve Infrastructure

America's Watershed Report Card Echoes ISA Efforts to Improve Infrastructure Soybean checkoff-funded project works toward innovative waterway solutions BLOOMINGTON, ILL -- October 21, 2015 -- A new report card ranking the vitality of the Mississippi Watershed underscores the critical need for... Read more

ISA Receives Award for Leadership, Innovation in Transport Initiatives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Receives Award for Leadership, Innovation in Transport Initiatives BLOOMINGTON, ILL.—June 18, 2015— The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) was recognized June 16 by the United States Maritime Administration (MARAD) for its efforts in helping lead inland waterway... Read more

ISA Hosts Transportation Roundtable to Improve Infrastructure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Hosts Transportation Roundtable to Improve Infrastructure BLOOMINGTON, ILL – April 13, 2015 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) brought together agricultural industry representatives last week to discuss transportation and infrastructure investments during the... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers Hold Forums to Discuss Transportation Concerns

Illinois Soybean Farmers Hold Forums to Discuss Transportation Concerns ISA Goal is to Increase Efficiency, Find Solutions BLOOMINGTON, ILL -- March, 9, 2015 -- The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) recently joined farmers and stakeholders from around the state to discuss local infrastructure... Read more

ISA Partners with American Lung Association to Launch B20 Club

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Partners with American Lung Association to Launch B20 Club BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 5, 2015 – To help recognize Illinois-based fleets running on blends of B20 biodiesel, the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) and the American Lung Association in Illinois have launched... Read more

Port of New Orleans Program Support Good News for Illinois Waterways

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Port of New Orleans Program Support Good News for Illinois Waterways BLOOMINGTON, ILL —December 10, 2014 —The Port of New Orleans Board of Commissioners has passed a resolution supporting a Public Private Partnership Pilot Program (P5) for the Illinois River, in particular... Read more

Record Soybean Harvest Sheds Light on Illinois Infrastructure Needs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Record Soybean Harvest Sheds Light on Illinois Infrastructure Needs BLOOMINGTON, ILL. Oct. 1, 2014 -- Farmers across Illinois predict a record harvest, and soon soybeans will leave Illinois fields en route to customers around the world. Access to multiple modes of... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Appreciates Senator Support of Biodiesel

BLOOMINGTON, ILL., May 15, 2014 -- Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) appreciates Senator Dick Durbin's biodiesel support expressed during a press conference yesterday in Washington, D.C., with other farm state senators. Legislators highlighted the need for reinstatement of the federal biodiesel tax... Read more

Sound Infrastructure Builds Strong Future for Illinois Soybean Production

Soybean checkoff-funded projects help ensure access to markets BLOOMINGTON, ILL., April 3, 2014 -- Transportation plays a crucial role in the soybean supply chain. With access to multiple transportation modes, Illinois soybean farmers enjoy significant advantages for reaching domestic and global... Read more

ISG Disappointed with Biodiesel Levels in EPA's RFS Proposal

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – November 18, 2013 – Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is disappointed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Proposed Rule for the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard Required Volume Obligations (RVO) issued late last week. The biomass-based diesel levels -- which are the... Read more

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