ISA Chairwoman Receives Young Leader Achievement Award Lynn Rohrscheib, ISA chairwoman and farmer from Fairmount, Ill., received the Illinois Farm Bureau Young Leader Achievement Award at the Illinois Farm Bureau annual meeting this week. The award recognizes young Farm Bureau members who... Read more
USDA Names Illinois Farmer, Others to United Soybean Board USDA last week appointed 19 farmers to serve the United Soybean Board for three-year terms, including Gary Berg, St. Elmo, Ill. USB works to develop new markets, strengthen existing markets and conduct research and promotion activities... Read more
HAPPY THANSGIVING FROM ISA! NO WEEKLY UPDATE IS SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 24. New Barn Open Houses Highlight Soybean Meal Market Growth Two upcoming hog barn open houses will share the latest technology for raising pigs, which eat 74 percent of the soybean meal fed in Illinois. On Nov. 27, the Matt... Read more
HAPPY THANSGIVING FROM ISA! NO WEEKLY UPDATE IS SCHEDULED FOR NOV. 24. New Barn Open Houses Highlight Soybean Meal Market Growth Two upcoming hog barn open houses will share the latest technology for raising pigs, which eat 74 percent of the soybean meal fed in Illinois. On Nov. 27, the Matt... Read more
Happy Veteran's Day to all Veterans. We thank you for your dedication and service “Harvest Emergency” Will Help Move Soybeans Faster Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Nov. 5 declaration allows trucks carrying soybeans and other crops over state highways to obtain a free permit to exceed gross vehicle... Read more
ISA to Promote Biodiesel at Tow Trucks for Tots During the annual Tow Trucks for Tots event on Nov. 12, the ISA checkoff program will help bring toys to needy children while also promoting B20 biodiesel. Tow truck drivers who collect and deliver toys during the event will receive a voucher to fill... Read more
ISA Introductions Lead to Steady Export Business A feed mill representative from Myanmar participated in an Illinois crop tour last year, met ISA representatives, and expressed interest in buying soybean meal from Illinois instead of South America. ISA introduced the buyer to an Illinois-based... Read more
ISA Invests in Top Customers through Animal Agriculture Alliance As a member of the Animal Agriculture Alliance, the ISA checkoff program provides support for issues affecting the top customers of Illinois soybeans. The meat and poultry industry consumes 98 percent of U.S. soybean meal. For 30... Read more
Help Lead Soybean Industry with the ISA Board ISA will have five director positions open when the current fiscal year ends Aug. 31, 2018. District directors Jered Hooker, Tim Scates and David Droste are retiring, along with at-large directors C.W. Gaffner and John Hagenbuch. The process for... Read more
ISA Hosts Latin American Trade Team ISA Director Doug Schroeder last week hosted a group of Latin American soybean buyers on his farm near Mahomet, Ill. He shared details about soybean production and how Illinois soybean farmers are continuously improving sustainability. The U.S. Soybean Export... Read more

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