ISA to Host Two Illinois Soybean Summit Events ISA is hosting its Soybean Summit at two different locations and on two different dates this year. The first will take place Feb. 6 at the Keller Convention Center in Effingham, Ill. The second will take place March 7 at the Peoria Civic Center in... Read more
ISA Sponsors Northern Illinois Farm Show Sessions The Northern Illinois Farm Show will feature two days of highly informative and educational sessions, sponsored by ISA, the Illinois Department of Agriculture and University of Illinois Extension. One of those sessions will focus on biodiesel and... Read more
ISA Sponsors Northern Illinois Farm Show Sessions The Northern Illinois Farm Show will feature two days of highly informative and educational sessions, sponsored by ISA, the Illinois Department of Agriculture and University of Illinois Extension. One of those sessions will focus on biodiesel and... Read more
U.S. Soy Exports Hit Record Value in 2013 The U.S. soybean industry exported 1.7 billion bushels to customers around the world in the 2012-13 marketing year, which ended Sept. 30. The value of these exports comes to a record of more than $28 billion, a 19 percent increase from 2011-12. According to... Read more
Illinois Reclaims Title of Top Soybean-Producing State Illinois has regained the title of top soybean-producing state for the first time since 2003, according to USDA estimates. USDA's November Crop Production Report estimates Illinois farmers raised 460.6 million bushels of soybeans in 2013 on 9.4... Read more
ISA Anniversary Celebration Continues at Illinois Commodity Conference ISA is Embracing the Past,and Envisioning the Future by celebrating its 50th anniversary and 100 years of Illinois soybean production at the Illinois Commodity Conference , Nov. 26, in Normal, Ill. The year-long celebration... Read more
USDA Estimates Illinois is Top Soybean Production State As ISA celebrates 50 years of the organization's existence and 100 years of soybean production, Illinois has moved back into the number one state soybean production ranking. In USDA's December crop production report, the agency estimates... Read more
Illinois Cuba Working Group attends Trade Event in Havana The Illinois Cuba Working Group (ICWG), which was established under a resolution passed in the Illinois General Assembly, participated in a conference trade event in Havana, Cuba, Nov. 4-7. ISA is part of the group of food and grain... Read more
Ask Legislators to Support RFS Volumes for Biodiesel A draft proposal circulating in Washington, D.C. would set the biodiesel volume allowed under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for next year at 1.28 billion gallons. This would be a devastating blow to the U.S. biodiesel industry and to Illinois... Read more
ISG Joins Legislators in Support for Water Infrastructure Funding ISA Director Rob Shaffer joined Illinois Senator Dick Durbin and Congresswoman Cheri Bustos in a press conference Thursday in Peoria to promote the Water Infrastructure Now Public-Private Partnership Act. The act would create a pilot... Read more

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