During a classic Thanksgiving meal, you'll find a spread that includes turkey, stuffing, ham, mashed potatoes with gravy, sweet potatoes, dishes like green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream, and much more. Although soy isn't the primary focus here, it does hold significance. Do you know where soy makes an appearance? Its presence extends beyond just the plant-based tofurkey protein or the occasional edamame starter.
ILLINOIS PORK PRODUCERS DONATE 50,000 POUNDS TO FIGHT HUNGER
The Illinois Pork Producers Association has made a significant contribution toward fighting hunger by donating 50,000 pounds of ground pork to multiple Illinois food banks. The "Pork Power: Partnering to Fight Hunger in Illinois" campaign demonstrates the ag community's commitment to supporting those in need.
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE ILLINOIS SOYBEAN GROWERS TODAY
Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) works to increase your profitability as well as protect your interests and freedom to operate through legislative advocacy, public policy initiatives, and education. Become a member of ISG today to make your voice heard at both state and national levels!
EPA SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT ON PESTICIDE-TREATED SEED AND PAINT
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking for public comment to better understand the need for regulations on seed and paint. Based on these findings, the EPA may take action to address any issues with the use of pesticide-treated seed and paint.
For 36 years, CityLink, a B20 Club member, has hosted the Stuff-A-Bus food drive to help eliminate hunger in Peoria. The donations collected during the annual food drive benefit the food pantry at the Peoria Friendship House of Christian Service, which provides upwards of 150,000 meals each year.
Staying connected with our research partners is one of our main objectives at ISA. Check out this update on ILSoyAdvisor.com to see the progress reports from four distinct research initiatives conducted in collaboration with Southern Illinois University and the University of Illinois.
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.