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Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Board District Director Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Board District Director Elections BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - March 23, 2017 - Petitions are available for growers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Petitions can be obtained from the... Read more

ISA Names First CCA Soybean Master Adviser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Names First CCA Soybean Master Adviser New Checkoff-Funded Award Recognizes Dedication to Better Soybean Management BLOOMINGTON, ILL. —February 17, 2017—Kristofer Ehler, Thomasboro, Ill., is the first honoree in a new Illinois soybean checkoff-funded program to recognize... Read more

March Media Advisory

ISA Media Advisory March 2017 Announcements The new class of ISA Soy Ambassadors are in Tijuana and Monterrey, Mexico , this week to observe U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) project status and attend a conference dealing with tuna production.Both programs are tied to increasing soybean meal... Read more

Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator Makes Planning Easy and Affordable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator Makes Planning Easy and Affordable BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 8, 2017 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program is launching a new Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator, an online service intended to help local... Read more

ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 6, 2017 -- The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is making notice that applications are available for farmers interested in becoming candidates for at-large director positions. Two of... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Welcomes Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture Nominee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Welcomes Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture Nominee BLOOMINGTON, IL – January 19, 2017 – Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) welcomes the announcement of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as nominee for secretary of agriculture, to lead the U.S. Department... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers Harvest Record Crop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Farmers Harvest Record Crop ISA Focuses on Supply and Demand Opportunities BLOOMINGTON, ILL – January 12, 2017 – Illinois has regained the title of top soybean-producing state, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) data released this... Read more

2016 Illinois Yield Challenge Winners Announced; 100-Bushel Yields Continue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2016 Illinois Yield Challenge Winners Announced; 100-Bushel Yields Continue BLOOMINGTON, ILL – January 9, 2017 –Several soybean growers topped 90 bushels per acre in the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program’s annual Yield Challenge competition. Now in its sixth... Read more

ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in United Soybean Board Nominations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in United Soybean Board Nominations BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – January 5, 2017 – The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is looking for farmers interested in filling one of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board (USB). ISB... Read more

ISA Welcomes Two New Members to B20 Club

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Welcomes Two New Members to B20 Club BLOOMINGTON, ILL – November 22, 2016 – The Chicago Park District and the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County are the newest members of the B20 Club, which is funded by the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program to... Read more

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