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ISG URGES CONTINUED
COMMITMENT TO BIODIESEL
AND ILLINOIS AIR QUALITY

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021, Governor Pritzker proposed the elimination of the sales tax exemption that has resulted in enhanced biodiesel utilization and cleaner air. Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is committed to clean fuel and supports HB229 which continues Illinois’ leadership in reducing dependence on fossil fuels and instituting the statewide use of B20 and higher blends. ISG commits to continued discussion with Governor Pritzker and cleaner fuel advocates to reconcile the proposals in a way that enhances the use of biodiesel in Illinois for improved air quality outcomes.
 

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ILSOY STORIES DOCUSERIES PROJECT

ISA is launching a video docuseries called “ILSoyStories” with the intent of celebrating soybean growers across the state. Our farmers and their families are featured in the docuseries, the Frieders, Emerick, Gaffner and Willard families, and share their own farming experiences with viewers. We’re excited to use this opportunitiy to share the unique and inspiring stories of soybean farmers across the sate of Illinois!

BRINGING AGRIBUSINESS AND SOYBEAN FARMERS TOGETHER WITH ISA’S CORPORATE PARTNERS PROGRAM

 
As part of a new strategic plan, Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is turning its marketing and storytelling focus back to its roots, celebrating the Illinois soybean farmer and supporting every aspect of soybean production. ISA is widening that strategic effort to establish partnerships with agriculture companies who are motivated by the same thing: bringing products and services to soybean growers across the state to improve their profitability and sustainability.

To achieve this, ISA has launched a new and improved Corporate Partners program which includes robust advertising and sponsorship offerings for agribusinesses who are looking to reach the state’s 43,000 soybeans farmers. These offerings include placements in ISA’s Illinois Field & Bean magazine, custom webinars, e-blasts and direct mailings, social media, digital advertising, and much more.
 
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ISG LAUNCHES PROGRAM AIMED AT INFLUENCING AG POLICY, LEGISLATION, AND ADVOCACY
 
Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) has developed a new program led by influential Illinois farmer-voices to encourage members of the soy community to join the Voice for Soy initiative, to bring awareness to legislative priorities including biodiesel, farm policy and trade, and to champion for the future of the agriculture industry.

The Voice for Soy initiative serves as a platform to help connect Illinois farmers with government officials, and to positively influence important legislation and policies affecting agriculture’s ability to operate in a sustainable and profitable way, both now into the far-reaching future.


 
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STC RELEASES “TOP 20 INNOVATIONS FOR RURAL BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR”
 
Rural roads and bridges serve as the initial link in the overall supply chain, allowing the soybeans and grain produced on a farm to be consumed by both domestic and international customers. Of the bridges in the country classified as deficient and, in many cases, subject to closures or restricted access, a significant percentage are located in rural areas.

In the effort to promote more cost-effective approaches to replacing and repairing rural bridges without compromising safety, the STC has released the report, “The Top 20 Innovations for Rural Bridge Replacement and Repair.” The report features the following ten rural bridge replacement and ten rural bridge repair innovations.
 
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