ISA to Kick Off 50th Anniversary at Farm Progress Show ISA will kick off its year-long 50th anniversary celebration at Farm Progress Show, Aug. 27-29. At the same time, ISA is celebrating the rich history of the past 100 years of soybean production in Illinois. ISA is embracing the past – the... Read more
Let Your Voice be Heard at ISG's Make Your Mark BBQs Illinois soybean farmers are invited to attend the Illinois Soybean Growers' (ISG) Make Your Mark BBQs next week. Events will be held in DeKalb County, Aug. 21, and in Peoria County, Aug. 22. Come share your thoughts on government regulations and... Read more
ISA Discusses Bridge Improvements, Funding Options with Peoria, State Officials ISA and ag industry leaders met with Peoria County and Illinois Department of Transportation officials Aug. 7 in Peoria. Discussions centered on how fixing Illinois roads and bridges will benefit local economies,... Read more
ISA Seats New Directors, Elects 2013-14 Executive Committee ISA this week elected its 2013-14 leadership and seated new directors to its board. Bill Raben, Ridgway, was elected to serve as chairman for the new year. Other executive committee members include Mike Marron, Fithian, as vice chairman;... Read more
Illinois Soybean Growers Annual Meeting is July 31 Pursuant to Article III, Section 3, of the Bylaws of the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG), notice is hereby given that the annual meeting of the members of the Illinois Soybean Growers will be held July 31, convening at 11 a.m. at the Embassy Suites... Read more
Illinois Soybean Members Visit Hill to Talk Farm Bill; House Passes Farm-Only Version In a party-line vote of 216-208, the U.S. House of Representatives late last week passed a pared-down version of the 2013 Farm Bill, which contains only farm programs. Illinois soybean growers were in Washington,... Read more
Illinois Soybean Director Sought for District 11 ISA is searching for a candidate to fill a vacated district director position. Interested soybean farmers from District 11, which includes Champaign, Coles, Douglas, Piatt and Edgar counties, may contact Darla Hamilton at the ISA office and express... Read more
Ferrie Gives Farmers a Sneak Peek at 2013 Soybean College In the next installment of ISA’s Management Matters radio campaign, independent agronomist Ken Ferrie will discuss what farmers can expect to learn at Farm Journal’s 2013 Soybean College, to be held July 24 in Heyworth, Ill. Tune into your... Read more
Soybean College Offers Practical, Hands-on Training Farmers seeking new opportunities to gain soybean production knowledge and management skills that can be applied in their own farming operations are invited to attend Farm Journal's 2013 Soybean College, sponsored by the Illinois soybean checkoff... Read more
ISB District Director Elections are July 2; Changes to Henry-Stark County Voting ISB district director elections for six open ISB districts will be held July 2, at county Extension offices in districts where vacancies exist. Open districts are as follows: District 3: Henderson, Henry, Mercer, Rock... Read more