ISB At-Large Director Elections to be Held July 31 Two Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) at-large director positions expire July 31. Six candidates for the two openings have been nominated by a majority vote of the ISB board. A drawing will be held for the position of the names on the ballot, and the... Read more
$25 Reward for Muddy Planting Photos Rain has prolonged soggy planting conditions and muddy fields, but ISA is making the best out of the weather and encourages farmers to share their muddiest pictures via social media. If you aren’t letting the rain stop you from getting in the fields, “like” ISA’... Read more
“Management Matters” Radio Campaign Takes High-Yield Tips from the Lab to the Farm Tune in to select ag news stations throughout the growing season for expert advice to increase soybean yields For soybean farmers yield is king, yet soybean yield increases have lagged behind corn—a trend ISA hopes... Read more
Early Registration for Conservation in Action Tour Ends June 1 The deadline for early registration for the Conservation Technology Information Center’s 2013 Conservation In Action Tour is June 1. The tour will explore innovative conservation practices in and around the Indian Creek watershed in... Read more
APHIS Decision on 2,4-D, Dicamba-Tolerant Traits an Unnecessary Barrier Illinois soybean farmers are disappointed that USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) will conduct a full environmental impact statement (EIS) on soybeans designed to tolerate 2,4-D and dicamba... Read more
ISA Selects 10 as 2013-14 Crop Science Scholars ISA selected 10 college juniors to receive crop science scholarships beginning with the 2013-14 school year. Three are enrolled at the University of Illinois, five at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) and one each at Illinois State (ISU)... Read more
Petitions Available for ISB Director Elections Petitions are available for growers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Petitions can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA), county extension offices listed below or from the... Read more
Too Wet for Fieldwork? Contact Illinois Representatives about Farm Bill If may be too wet for fieldwork early next week, so take time to contact the Illinois representatives that serve on the U.S. House Ag Committee. Both the House and Senate are on recess April 29-May 3, and the House Ag Committee... Read more
Petitions Available for ISB Director Elections Petitions are available for growers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Petitions can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA), county extension offices listed below or from the... Read more
ISA Presents Transportation Research, Solutions to "Find A Way" Illinois soybean directors at a media briefing in Bloomington, Ill., Monday stressed the need to “find a way” to fix current infrastructure problems that limit efficient and effective movement of goods, including soybeans. Their... Read more

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