Let Congress hear from you! The House Ag Committee opened a portal for members to submit their 2023 Farm Bill priorities. The Illinois Soybean Growers encourage you to visit their Soy Action Center and share farm bill priorities impacting your farm.
ILSoyAdvisor is an actionable, timely agronomic resource for Illinois farmers. The June issue of Illinois Field & Bean highlights several of the platform's tools and offerings, including the 2023 Soy Envoys and their farm management recommendations, a behind-the-scenes look at the people behind the platform, and the ILSoyAdvisor Carbon & Data Guidebook.
In the latest 'Bean There' blog, read about Roberta Simpson-Dolbeare's recent trip to Rome and Ghana, where she had the opportunity to meet with global food security organizations, such as the U.N. World Food Program, to see WISHH's work in aquaculture, poultry, and human foods.
PROJECT BROADBAND BREAKTHROUGH COMES TO SUCCESSFUL CLOSE
Project Broadband Breakthrough held final presentations from the inaugural class of participants. Facilitated by ISA, the five county cohorts spent several weeks gathering information and contacting broadband providers that offer broadband resources in their counties, designing and deploying countywide broadband surveys, and developing their own funding applications.
Tickets to attend the Illinois State Fair ITPA Truck and Tractor Pulls, presented by ISA, are now available! ISA Vice Chairman, Ron Kindred, recently shared his enthusiasm for the event, as many contestants will be using biodiesel to fuel their pulling tractors.
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.