ISG Expresses Concern Regarding China Tariffs Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) issued a statement from Chairwoman Lynn Rohrscheib late last week in response to President Trump’s China tariffs announcement and China’s subsequent 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybeans: “As the top soybean-producing state,... Read more
ISA Looks to Help Feed a Growing World Population The ISA checkoff program is focused on the future and helping Illinois soybean farmers stay ahead of the curve - especially as farmers work to supply a growing world. A Harvard Magazine article explores the role ag technology can play in meeting... Read more
Illinois Pork Industry Tour Has Record Attendance with ISA Support ISA hosted on June 5, part of the Illinois Department of Agriculture’s pork tour, which had a record of more than 50 international pork industry leaders from 15 countries. The ISA checkoff program welcomed the group to the... Read more
Army Corps Commends ISA for Inland Waterway Leadership The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program received a letter of appreciation from Colonel Craig S. Baumgartner of the United States Army Corps of Engineers commending ISA’s leadership and efforts to educate and inform key... Read more
ISA C onnecting Innovation and Sustainability Illinois leads the nation in production of soybeans, an important protein source for animals and humans around the world. ISA believes that by working together, we can solve our greatest challenges and create the future we want. We're committed to... Read more
ISA Joins Illinois Chamber to Host Annual Export Conference ISA joined the International Business Council of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce to host their annual international trade conference May 17 and to present during a panel discussion. The focus was “Global is Local: Developing a 21 st... Read more
ISA Names Crop Sciences Scholarship Winners for 2018-19 ISA has chosen five college students to receive crop science scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. The scholarships are funded through the ISA checkoff program. Three students attend the University of Illinois: Luke Boeckman, Clinton, Ill... Read more
Pay Attention to Seed Quality and Planting Population This Spring Looking to lower input costs and wondering what to watch for as you plant soybeans this spring? Did you know planting populations can be lowered significantly without sacrificing yield? Consider reducing your rates by about 5,000 to... Read more
Planting Plans Derailed? Stay the Course. If your carefully considered plan to plant soybeans early has been upset by this spring’s cool and wet conditions, you’re not alone. With delayed planting dates, many growers are planning to plant corn first. Just realize that going back to the corn-first... Read more
ISG Pushes Trade Value as Cuba Elects New President On the eve of Cuba announcing its new president this week, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG), which has been a leading advocate for opening up trade and relations with Cuba, issued a statement from ISG President Lynn Rohrscheib, a soybean farmer from... Read more