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
Petersburg Poultry Processing Offers Farmers Unique Opportunity Petersburg Poultry Processing , a USDA certified plant in Menard County, processes chickens, turkeys and game birds and also has a certified hatchery for broilers and turkeys. The Sullivan family will host a tour of the plant and a... Read more
ISA Responds to China Tariff Announcement lSA leaders and staff this week are sharing the Illinois perspective on the 25 percent soybean tariff announced by the Chinese Commerce Department. An estimated 60 percent of Illinois soybeans are exported, and about half of those go to China, representing... Read more
Loyola’s Biodiesel Initiatives Rival its Basketball Team’s Success No matter which basketball team comes out on top in the NCAA tournament on Monday, Loyola University is a winner when it comes to biodiesel. The Searle Biodiesel Program at Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Environmental... Read more
ISA Reception for Asian Consulates Strengthens Customer Relationships On March 22, the ISA checkoff program hosted a reception for several Asian consulates at the Chicago office. Attendees represented consulates based in Chicago, including current and potential Illinois soybean customers in Asia... Read more
New Biodiesel Content Available on The ISA website now features expanded biodiesel content with details about biodiesel benefits and use . On the newly redesigned site, you’ll find a section dispelling biodiesel myths and new videos featuring a truck driver and diesel mechanic talking... Read more
ISA Wraps Up Successful Commodity Classic ISA leaders have concluded a productive week at Commodity Classic in Anaheim, Calif. They learned about the latest trends, participated in meetings focused on timely agriculture topics and networked with other industry leaders – including U.S. Secretary of... Read more
ISA Tackles Key Issues and Soybean Improvement at Commodity Classic ISA leaders this week discussed key topics and learned more about soybean production at Commodity Classic 2018 in Anaheim, Calif. Discussions focused on improving soybean production, priorities for the next farm bill, trade... Read more
ISA Highlights Poultry Production The ISA animal ag team completed a poultry testimonial video featuring Petersburg Poultry in Petersburg, Illinois. Throughout the video, the Sullivan family describes the important role soy-fed livestock diversification has played in their lives and how it has... Read more