The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) elected new leadership during its Summer Board Meeting yesterday in Champaign, Illinois. Ron Kindred, District 9, was elected Chairman after having served as ISA Vice Chairman for the previous two years. ISA has a total of 18 district directors and six at-large directors from regions throughout the state who work on behalf of Illinois soybean producers and the checkoff.
ILLINOIS REPRESENTATIVE VISITS ISA BLOOMINGTON OFFICE
On Monday, Representative Darin LaHood (R-16) visited the ISA Bloomington office, where he engaged in an informative session with staff and board members. The visit commenced with a tour of the office, providing him with insight into the association's dedication to serving Illinois soybean farmers.
Join the ILSoyAdvisor team this Friday for a Tailgate Talk on the farm of ISA board member, Brady Holst. At this free event, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about soybean fertility and sulfur nutrition while earning CCA credits.
ILLINOIS SOYBEAN GROWERS HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL PULLING FOR SOY EVENT
Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) hosted the first annual ISGPAC "Pulling for Soy" Sporting Clay Shoot on Tuesday, July 25th. Around 70 participants came out for the event, each received 100 clay targets, breakfast, lunch and an event t-shirt.
NAVIGATING A NEW ERA: UNDERSTANDING THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT AND ITS IMPACT ON PESTICIDE REGULATION
Join ISA and ILSoyAdvisor on Friday, August 4th for a webinar with Dr. Aaron Hager, University of Illinois Professor of Crop Sciences, to learn more about the Endangered Species Act (ESA), and how it will affect pesticide usage in agriculture.
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.