ISA Participates in Global Poultry Export Conference Chickens and turkeys eat 54 percent of the soybean meal fed in the U.S. Meat and eggs from those birds are exported. Two ISA directors, Gary Berg and Sharon Covert, recently attended the U.S.A. Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC)... Read more
Petitions Available for District Director Elections Petitions are available for farmers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Petitions can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Agriculture, local University of Illinois Extension offices and... Read more
Time to Sign Up for the 2016 Yield Challenge Registration for the 2016 Yield Challenge is open. Now in its sixth year, the Yield Challenge is funded by the ISA checkoff program, and offers farmers three ways to compete. In the 100-Bushel Challenge, the farmer who achieves the greatest qualifying... Read more
ISG Applauds USDA for New Use of Checkoff Dollars in Cuba Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is pleased USDA Secretary Thomas Vilsack has announced checkoff funds now can be used for research, information exchange and other efforts in Cuba. ISG has invested valuable membership dollars to help open up... Read more
ISG Frustrated After U.S. Senate Fails to Pass GMO Labeling Bill Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is extremely disappointed the U.S. Senate failed to pass S. 2609, a bill that would have established national voluntary GMO labeling standards. S. 2609 would have instructed USDA to establish a set of... Read more
Tell Illinois Senators to Pass Voluntary, National GMO Labeling Encourage your senators to pass the voluntary, national GMO labeling bill legislation when it comes up for vote later this month. If this legislation is not passed quickly, the Vermont mandatory GMO labeling law will take effect July 1... Read more
ISA Announces 2016 Corporate Partners ISA is pleased to recognize the partners in its 2016 Corporate Partnership Program. ISA partners with industry stakeholders to collaborate on education, research and legislative issues. Joining ISA in 2016 are ADM, DuPont Pioneer and Monsanto BioAg at the... Read more
Illinois Soybean Farmers Fine Tune Strategic Plan for the Future The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) board of directors recently refined and approved its strategic direction through the year 2020 to help ISA achieve maximum profitability and global competitive positioning for Soy from Illinois... Read more
Feb. 15 is Deadline for Interest in Leadership Positions The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is looking for farmers interested in filling two of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board (USB). Dan Farney from Morton, Ill., and Doug Winter from Mill Shoals, Ill., are both... Read more
Illinois Soybean Farmers Invited to Apply for Leadership Positions The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is looking for farmers interested in filling two of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board (USB). Dan Farney from Morton, Ill., and Doug Winter from Mill Shoals, Ill., are... Read more

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