Containerized trade is growing twice as fast as the U.S. economy, and Illinois soybeans enjoy competitive advantages from being near the Chicago-area's major transport network. 

First, Libby Ogard, researcher with Prime Focus, LLC., discusses opportunities and constraints to shipping...

Illinois Soybean Association's transportation lead, Scott Sigman, explains why fixing transportation infrastructure is a national concern.

Paul Rasmussen, vice chair of Illinois Soybean Association's transportation subcommittee, discusses 2013 ISA transportation projects under way. These include a container-on-barge pilot project that will export soybeans via container to the Gulf of Mexico, and a recent trade mission to Asia where...

Ron Moore, Illinois Soybean Association director and soybean farmer from Roseville, Ill., explains how improving export infrastructure will help the Illinois economy, and why improvements are necessary to meet future soybean production goals. He also recommends ways soybean farmers can take...

Illinois Soybean Association's transportation lead, Scott Sigman, summarizes the previous presentations urging that conversations must continue beyond ISA and beyond the soybean industry with actionable tactics. For more information on how to get involved, visit...

"If you don't have effective, efficient transportation to move soybeans around the world, you have no value for that supply," says Ken Eriksen, senior vice president of Informa Economics. Eriksen gives an overview of soybean transportation modes in Brazil, relevant industries reliant on soybeans...

There are many reasons to "Get Pumped Up!" On Biodiesel. It provides environmental and cost-saving advantages that make it an exceptional choice and provides an additional market for Illinois soybeans. Funded by the Illinois soybean checkoff, the Illinois Soybean Association created this video...

More than 400 soybean farmers, crop consultants, agronomists and university students joined ISA directors and staff at the 2013 Illinois Soybean Profitability Summit, March 4, at the Illinois State University Bone Student Center to gain knowledge from exciting speakers on a wide variety of...

There are many reasons to "Get Pumped Up!" On Biodiesel. It provides environmental and cost-saving advantages that make it an exceptional choice and provides an additional market for Illinois soybeans. Funded by the Illinois soybean checkoff, the Illinois Soybean Association created this video...

Don Guinnip ISA District 14 Director

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