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Double-Crop Field Days Focus on New Ideas for Profitability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Double-Crop Field Days Focus on New Ideas for Profitability Industry experts to share latest management approaches at free, half-day events BLOOMINGTON, ILL., - July 25, 2018—Soybean farmers looking for new ways to increase per-acre profitability are encouraged to attend one... Read more

Illinois Farmers Encouraged to Participate in ISB At-Large Director Voting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Farmers Encouraged to Participate in ISB At-Large Director Voting BLOOMINGTON, ILL – July 25, 2018 -- The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is holding its annual public meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at the I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. 1st Street,... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Echo Calls for Trade, Not Aid

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Echo Calls for Trade, Not Aid BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – July 24, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, Illinois Soybean Growers chairwoman and a soybean farmer from Fairmount, Illinois, released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s $12 billion... Read more

ISG Seeks Candidates to Serve as American Soybean Association Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISG Seeks Candidates to Serve as American Soybean Association Directors BLOOMINGTON, ILL – July 10, 2018 – Illinois soybean farmers and farm operators with an interest in advocacy and leadership are encouraged to run this month for one of two potential open director positions... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Responds to China Soybean Tariffs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Responds to China Soybean Tariffs BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – July 6, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, Illinois Soybean Growers chairwoman and a soybean farmer from Fairmount, Illinois, released the following statement in response to the implementation of China’s 25... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Commends Senate for Farm Bill Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Commends Senate for Farm Bill Action BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – June 28, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, president of the Illinois Soybean Growers, issued the following comment regarding the Senate's passage of the Farm Bill. "Sound Farm Bill policy means a strong... Read more

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

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