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The Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program dedicates a team to helping soy customers.

David Headley, Trade Team Lead
David Headley
Trade Team Lead

Interested in visiting Illinois to learn about our soybean production, supply and delivery firsthand?

The Illinois Soybean Association welcomes soybean, meal and oil buyers from around the world to see our soybean industry first-hand, from the Chicago Board of Trade to our fields and transportation system. David Headley helps international trade delegations and soy product buyers plan their missions to Illinois and often serves as a local guide and resource as visitors meet with farmers and industry leaders.




Eric Woodie, Trade Analyst and Facilitator
Eric Woodie
Trade Analyst and Facilitator

Want to learn more about buying soybeans or soy products from Illinois?

Eric Woodie connects potential customers with local companies that have export capabilities matching specific needs. He also helps all parties navigate initial transactions.







Scott Sigman, Export Infrastructure Lead
Scott Sigman
Export Infrastructure Lead

Need support navigating transportation logistics?

Scott Sigman provides connections and recommendations to optimize container or bulk transportation logistics for buyers throughout the U.S. and around the world. He also offers insight on timing and factors influencing costs.




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