Illinois Soybean Farmer Elected ASA Vice President

Illinois Soybean Farmer Elected ASA Vice President Bloomington, ILL – December 10, 2015 – Ron Moore, soybean farmer from Roseville, Ill., and past Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) chairman was elected today to serve on the American Soybean Association (ASA) Executive Committee as vice president... Read more

Soy Industry Leaders Discuss Big Data Implications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Soy Industry Leaders Discuss Big Data Implications BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – December 7, 2015 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) welcomed farmers and agricultural industry leaders last week to its biannual Soy 2020 roundtable for a discussion about big data and its... Read more

Applications for Checkoff-Supported Crop Sciences Scholarships Available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Applications for Checkoff-Supported Crop Sciences Scholarships Available BLOOMINGTON, ILL – December 2, 2015 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) encourages college students who will be juniors in the fall of 2016 to apply for one of up to five crop sciences scholarships... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Impressed with EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Final

Illinois Soybean Growers Impressed with EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Final Rule BLOOMINGTON, ILL – November 30, 2015 – Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is encouraged after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Final Rule, setting biomass-based... Read more

Illinois Farmers Have Opportunity to Sharpen Profitability Skills

Illinois Farmers Have Opportunity to Sharpen Profitability Skills ISA Expands Popular Checkoff-Funded Soybean Summit to Three Sites for 2016 BLOOMINGTON, ILL – November 18, 2015 – Illinois soybean farmers will have opportunities statewide to sharpen their production skills and improve their... Read more

ISA Encourages New Ag Director to Support Illinois Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Encourages New Ag Director to Support Illinois Farmers BLOOMINGTON, ILL – November 13, 2015 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) welcomes Raymond Poe as the new Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) director. ISA, with funding from the Illinois soybean checkoff and... Read more

Champaign County Farmer Sets New State Soybean Yield Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Champaign County Farmer Sets New State Soybean Yield Record Weather, Genetics and Intense Management Lead to 108 Bushels BLOOMINGTON, ILL.–November 10, 2015– If outstanding soybean yields are the mission, it’s “mission accomplished” for Champaign County farmer Jason Lakey and... Read more

Two Illinois farmers appointed to serve on United Soybean Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two Illinois farmers appointed to serve on United Soybean Board BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Oct. 23- U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack appointed 17 new members and one alternate member to the United Soybean Board yesterday, including two Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) board members,... Read more

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

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

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