Press Releases

Chicagoland Boasts Top Green Fleets

Arlington Heights, Oak Park and Forest Preserve District of DuPage County recognized for using B20 and other alternative fuels Read more

Rural Leaders Petition President Trump to Uphold Biofuel Promise

A broad coalition of biofuel and farm advocates have sent a letter to the White House this week calling on President Trump to fix a flawed proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Read more

Clark County Farmer Puts Emphasis on Soybean Nutritional Quality

Clark County soybean producer Don Guinnip has been cited by the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) High Yield PLUS Quality (HY+Q) program for consistently producing soybeans that rank very high in livestock feed value. Read more

Sigel, Illinois Soybean Farmers Focus on Quality

Matt and Rick Dasenbrock are really good at raising soybeans that yield well and also contain excellent compositional quality. The soybean checkoff-funded High Yield Plus Quality (HY+Q) program is recognizing their success, noting that they once again have achieved the production of high-value... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Appreciates Action on Renewable Fuels Standard

Today the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) welcomed news about next steps toward restoring the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). Read more

Gov. Pritzker Announces $2.2 Billion Taiwanese Commitment to Purchase Illinois Corn and Soybeans

Governor JB Pritzker announced today that Taiwan has made a $2.2 billion commitment to purchase Illinois corn and soybeans over the next two years. Read more

Illinois Cuba Working Group Calls for Continued Collaboration with Cuban Officials

Today the Illinois Cuba Working Group welcomed Rodney Gonzalez, the commercial attaché for the Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C, to the Farm Progress Show. The purpose of his visit was to meet with leaders in agriculture, including farmers, to explore opportunities between Illinois and Cuba. Read more

ISA FY20 Projects Target Increasing Farmer Profitability and Customer Demand

The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) Board of Directors recently approved its FY20 budget. This includes checkoff-funded projects targeted at increasing farmer profitability and building customer demand across domestic and international food, feed and fuel markets. Read more

ISA Seeks Qualified Candidates for District 4 and District 5 Vacancies

The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is seeking applications from qualified candidates to fill two district director positions. Read more

LG Seeds and Checkoff Team Up to Promote HY+Q Soybean Varieties

LG Seeds is teaming up with the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program in a nationwide initiative to identify and promote soybean varieties that feature the potential to produce high-value livestock feed. These varieties meet the criteria for recognition from ISA’s High Yield PLUS... Read more