Press Releases

Illinois Soybean Growers Comment on House Farm Bill Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Comment on House Farm Bill Action BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – June 21, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, president of the Illinois Soybean Growers, released the following comment regarding House passage of the Farm Bill on a 213-211 vote. “Farm bill policy is top of... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Concerned with China Tariffs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Concerned with China Tariffs BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – June 15, 2018 – In response to President Donald J. Trump’s declaration of China tariffs, and China’s subsequent reaction of placing a 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybeans, the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG... Read more

Calumet Wetlands Planting Day Brings Chicagoans Together for Wetland Restoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Calumet Wetlands Planting Day Brings Chicagoans Together for Wetland Restoration Farmers, conservationists and local volunteers plant 4,000 seedlings at Indian Ridge Marsh CHICAGO – June 5, 2018 – Illinois soybean farmers, urban conservationists and Chicago-area volunteers... Read more

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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

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