ISA Livestock Guide is Available ISA continues to be a valuable resource for livestock producers, supporting the No. 1 customer, animal agriculture. ISA has developed a livestock guide to help those interested in beginning a livestock operation. The guide provides information on animal care,... Read more
Chicago Area Students Get Soybean Education from ISA DNAinfo Chicago, a neighborhood news source, ran a story last week about efforts to educate Chicago area students about agriculture. "Xavier Carter, 9, just thought crayons came from a box. That changed as the third-grade student from Woodlawn... Read more
Second Successful 2014 Soybean Summit Held in Peoria The second of two 2014 ISA Soybean Summit events was held March 7 in Peoria. More than 220 soybean producers, crop consultants, agronomists and university students joined ISA directors and staff to gain knowledge from speakers on a wide variety... Read more
Illinois Soybean Farmers Visit Legislators in D.C. ISA directors were in Washington, D.C., this week to attend the American Soybean Association (ASA) meeting and visit with Illinois legislators. Board members visited the Hill representing Illinois soybean farmers and talking about transportation,... Read more
ISA Launches New Online Production Resource for Farmers At the Soybean Summit in Peoria today, ISA debuted , a checkoff-funded production resource built specifically for Illinois soybean farmers. This new website serves as a one-stop shop with the latest production information,... Read more
ISB Seeks USB Director Nominees The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is looking for farmers interested in filling one of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board (USB). Dwain Ford, soybean farmer from Kinmundy, Ill., is eligible for another term.F Click here to download the... Read more
Visit ISA Booth during Commodity Classic Farmers attending Commodity Class Feb. 26-March 1 in San Antonio, Texas, are invited to stop by the ISA booth #2017 and receive a free flashlight.Commodity Classic is the annual convention organized for the nation's corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum farmers... Read more
ISA to Recognize 2013 Yield Challenge Winners ISA will recognize winners and top achievers of the 2013 Yield Challenge at a special event in Peoria, Ill., March 6. This event takes place in conjunction with the 2014 Soybean Summit , March 7, where growers will learn tips and strategies for... Read more
ISA Thanks Senate for Swift Farm Bill Passage ISA expressed its appreciation to the Senate for approving the 2014 Farm Bill this week. ISA Vice Chairman Mike Marron says: “ISA appreciates the Senate’s approval of the Agricultural Act of 2014. The bill includes a flexible farm safety net that... Read more
ISA Pleased Farm Bill Negotiations End with Deal ISA is pleased House and Senate conferees reached an agreement this week on the farm bill, which was quickly approved by the House. The bill includes a choice between an ISA-supported revenue program that covers both price and yield losses with... Read more