The Super Bowl is known for its great commercials, but this year’s big game included a much more personal 30-second spot, highlighting the fact that 96% of Illinois farms are owned and operated by local families. Illinois Farm Families is declaring 2023 as the Year of the Farmer to show consumers exactly who’s producing their food. To learn more, check out the behind the scenes of the “We are the 96” Super Bowl commercial.
“PACKED FOR THE PYRAMIDS: MY 6-DAY JOURNEY TO EGYPT”
Last month, members of the ISA board and staff embarked on a trade mission to experience, firsthand, the country’s love for soy from Illinois. In this special edition of “Bean There: A Trade and Exports Blog,” ISA Communications Director, Rachel Peabody, shares insights from the team’s unforgettable adventure.
For the second year, Illinois Farm Families (IFF) is showing some love to those in need by supporting The Love Fridge, Chicago. IFF’s campaign to fight food insecurity in Illinois ended this week on Valentine's Day, where they, along with farmer volunteers, provided donations to several of The Love Fridge’s 24 locations.
Come meet your hometown team of agronomists! ILSoyAdvisor is comin’ for you and ready to play offense. We’ll connect you with field experts and help you tackle the latest in your local soybean agronomy, sustainable production, and agribusiness management. Register today for the final Better Beans event on February 23 in Carbondale, Ill. from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Illinois Soybean Association checkoff supported the annual Soy Latte event in Springfield, Ill this week. Members were thrilled to hear about the many products soy is in, including the soy lattes they were enjoying before the Governor’s address. It was a special day to remind legislators that soy helps feed the world, including their constituents all over the state.
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and government relations efforts, while the membership program, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) and the Illinois Soybean Growers PAC actively advocates for positive and impactful legislation for farmers at local, state and national levels. ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean farmers through promotion, advocacy, research and education with the vision of becoming a trusted partner of Illinois soybean farmers to ensure their profitability now and for future generations.