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Announcements Illinois soybean farmers join urban conservationists for wetlands restoration. A unique and innovative opportunity, farmers will share their passion for the land and work with Chicago area conservation groups to restore wetlands at Indian Ridge Marsh next month. The event, June, 2,... Read more

Spring, Soy and Sustainability Bring Together Farmers and Legislators at Capitol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spring, Soy and Sustainability Bring Together Farmers and Legislators at Capitol BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – May 9, 2018 – Coffee and soybeans fueled legislators and staff this morning at the Illinois State Capitol. Soybean farmers and leaders from the Illinois Soybean Association (... Read more

ISA Checkoff Program Awards Crop Sciences Scholarships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Checkoff Program Awards Crop Sciences Scholarships BLOOMINGTON, ILL – May 9, 2018 – Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) representatives have chosen five college students to receive crop science scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. The scholarships are funded through... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers Work with Urban Conservationists to Restore Wetlands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Farmers Work with Urban Conservationists to Restore Wetlands CHICAGO – May 9, 2018 – Every growing season, Illinois soybean farmers demonstrate their stewardship to the land and the environment. This spring, thanks to an innovative partnership the Illinois... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Continues Push as Cuba Elects New President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Continues Push as Cuba Elects New President BLOOMINGTON, ILL – April 17, 2018 – On the eve of Cuba announcing its new president, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG), which has been a leading advocate for opening up trade and relations with Cuba, issues the... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Announces 2018 Corporate Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Association Announces 2018 Corporate Partners BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – April 12, 2018 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is recognizing participants in its 2018 Corporate Partners Program. Each year, ISA joins with key industry leaders to collaborate on... Read more

ISA Statement on China Tariffs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Statement on China Tariffs BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – April 4, 2018 – Illinois soybeans are a powerful commodity driving powerful commerce with a footprint covering roughly a quarter of the state. Unfortunately, a 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybeans into China may have a... Read more

Illinois Soybean and Corn Growers Urge President Trump to Reconsider Proposed Biofuels Cap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean and Corn Growers Urge President Trump to Reconsider Proposed Biofuels Cap BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – March 9, 2018 – Today Illinois soybean and corn growers are raising their concerns about Trump Administration plans to cap the value of Renewable Identification... Read more

Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Board District Director Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Board District Director Elections BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – March 9, 2018 - Petitions are available for growers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Petitions can be obtained from the... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Concerned About New White House Tariffs Announcement

For Immediate Release Illinois Soybean Growers Concerned About New White House Tariffs Announcement BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – March 8, 2018 - In response to President Donald J. Trump's announcement about new tariffs, the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) issued the following statement from Lynn Rohrscheib,... Read more

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