Applications for Checkoff-Supported Crop Sciences Scholarships Available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Applications for Checkoff-Supported Crop Sciences Scholarships Available BLOOMINGTON, ILL – December 2, 2015 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) encourages college students who will be juniors in the fall of 2016 to apply for one of up to five crop sciences scholarships... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Impressed with EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Final

Illinois Soybean Growers Impressed with EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Final Rule BLOOMINGTON, ILL – November 30, 2015 – Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is encouraged after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) Final Rule, setting biomass-based... Read more

Illinois Farmers Have Opportunity to Sharpen Profitability Skills

Illinois Farmers Have Opportunity to Sharpen Profitability Skills ISA Expands Popular Checkoff-Funded Soybean Summit to Three Sites for 2016 BLOOMINGTON, ILL – November 18, 2015 – Illinois soybean farmers will have opportunities statewide to sharpen their production skills and improve their... Read more

ISA Encourages New Ag Director to Support Illinois Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Encourages New Ag Director to Support Illinois Farmers BLOOMINGTON, ILL – November 13, 2015 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) welcomes Raymond Poe as the new Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) director. ISA, with funding from the Illinois soybean checkoff and... Read more

Champaign County Farmer Sets New State Soybean Yield Record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Champaign County Farmer Sets New State Soybean Yield Record Weather, Genetics and Intense Management Lead to 108 Bushels BLOOMINGTON, ILL.–November 10, 2015– If outstanding soybean yields are the mission, it’s “mission accomplished” for Champaign County farmer Jason Lakey and... Read more

Two Illinois farmers appointed to serve on United Soybean Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two Illinois farmers appointed to serve on United Soybean Board BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Oct. 23- U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack appointed 17 new members and one alternate member to the United Soybean Board yesterday, including two Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) board members,... Read more

America's Watershed Report Card Echoes ISA Efforts to Improve Infrastructure

America's Watershed Report Card Echoes ISA Efforts to Improve Infrastructure Soybean checkoff-funded project works toward innovative waterway solutions BLOOMINGTON, ILL -- October 21, 2015 -- A new report card ranking the vitality of the Mississippi Watershed underscores the critical need for... Read more

Illinois Cuba Working Group Exploring Office in Cuba Following Bi-Partisan Delegation Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Cuba Working Group Exploring Office in Cuba Following Bi-Partisan Delegation Trip WILMETTE, Ill.–Oct. 15–The Illinois Cuba Working Group (ICWG) continues to open doors for agricultural trade and establish reciprocal commercial relations between the U.S. and Cuba. This... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers Join Bi-Partisan U.S. Delegation in Cuba to Expand Illinois’ Export Potential

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Farmers Join Bi-Partisan U.S. Delegation in Cuba to Expand Illinois’ Export Potential BLOOMINGTON, ILL.–Oct. 15– Members of the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) return home following a high-level, bi-partisan trade mission to Cuba, which included U.S... Read more

Media Advisory: Illinois Delegation Heads to Cuba

Illinois Cuba Working Group Media Advisory: Illinois Delegation Heads to Cuba October 7, 2015 What: A high-level, bi-partisan Illinois delegation will visit Cuba Oct. 11-14, 2015. The goal of this mission is to continue opening up agricultural trade with Cuba, which creates jobs and opportunities... Read more

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