Weekly Updates

Illinois Soybean Board to Meet in San Antonio The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) will hold a meeting prior to Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Feb. 27. Grower-leaders will discuss strategic direction for the organization and current programs affecting Illinois soybean farmers. If you plan to attend... Read more
ISB Solicits Soybean Farmers for At-Large Director Positions 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 the six at-large terms expire July 31, 2017. Interested farmers must... Read more
Still Time to Register for Peoria Soybean Summit The ILSoyAdvisor.com Soybean Summit, funded in part by the ISA checkoff program, will be held Feb. 16 at the Peoria Civic Center, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The free event will update farmers about the latest management techniques that can lead to higher... Read more
ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in USB Nomination The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is looking for farmers interested in filling one of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board (USB). Gary Berg, soybean farmer from St. Elmo, Ill., is eligible for another term. Any soybean... Read more
ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in USB Nomination The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is looking for farmers interested in filling one of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board (USB). Gary Berg, soybean farmer from St. Elmo, Ill., is eligible for another term. Any soybean... Read more
Illinois Soybean Farmers Harvest Record Crop Illinois has regained the title of top soybean-producing state, according to USDA data released this week. The crop production annual summary from the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) ranked Illinois as producing nearly 593 million bushels... Read more
ISA Helps U.S. Hams Lead Exports to Mexico The ISA checkoff program investments in U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) efforts in Mexico helps keep U.S. pork in a dominant position. U.S. hams were the highest-volume export item to Mexico through 2016. Company-specific marketing strategies by USMEF... Read more
Register to Attend Seminar Featuring National Record Yield Breaker Randy Dowdy, U.S. record yield breaker for corn and soybeans, will lead a free seminar in Bloomington, Ill., Jan. 20, hosted by the ISA checkoff program and sponsored by the Illinois Corn Growers Association, FS InVISION and FS... Read more
ISA Congratulates Two-Time 100-Bushel Yield Champion For the third consecutive year, a participant in the ISA checkoff program Yield Challenge has exceeded 100 bushels per acre of harvested soybeans. Robert and Jason Lakey produced a 106.29-per-acre yield on their Champaign County 2.02 acre... Read more
ISA Wins Governor’s Export Award for Agriculture ISA was named the 2016 Agricultural Business Exporter Award winner this week, presented by Governor Bruce Rauner and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Office of Trade and Investment. The award is given for outstanding... Read more

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