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Illinois Soybean Association Offers Farm Journal Harvest Map Tool

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Association Offers Farm Journal Harvest Map Tool BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – October 21, 2014 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is partnering with Farm Journal to offer farmers daily updates on Illinois soybean yields through Farm Journal ’s harvest map tool,... Read more

More People Need More Protein - Illinois Soybean Farmers are Part of the Solution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More People Need More Protein Illinois Soybean Farmers are Part of the Solution BLOOMINGTON, ILL. -- October 16, 2014 -- In a world where one in nine people are undernourished, the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) says soy protein, livestock and biodiesel fuel together are... Read more

LaSalle County Soybean Farmer Answers 100 Bushel Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LaSalle County Soybean Farmer Answers 100 Bushel Challenge Record-Breaking Yield Proves Value of Advanced Management BLOOMINGTON, ILL. -- October 14, 2014 -- For Dan Arkels, Peru, Ill., it has turned out to be more than a great year. He recently harvested a record-breaking 103... Read more

Record Soybean Harvest Sheds Light on Illinois Infrastructure Needs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Record Soybean Harvest Sheds Light on Illinois Infrastructure Needs BLOOMINGTON, ILL. Oct. 1, 2014 -- Farmers across Illinois predict a record harvest, and soon soybeans will leave Illinois fields en route to customers around the world. Access to multiple modes of... Read more

Three Illinois Soybean Farmers Elected to WISHH Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Three Illinois Soybean Farmers Elected to WISHH Committee BLOOMINGTON, ILL – September 17, 2014 – Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) directors Gary Berg, Daryl Cates and Jeff Lynn will help lead the American Soybean Association's (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health... Read more

Illinois Cuba Working Group Seeks Looser Trade Restrictions

WILMETTE, ILL -- Sept. 11, 2014 -- Delegates from the Illinois Cuba Working Group (ICWG) were in Washington, D.C., today asking Congress and the Obama Administration to loosen trade restrictions so Illinois farmers and ag organizations can provide food to Cuban consumers. Representing the ICWG were... Read more

ISA Encourages Illinois Farmers to Support Soybean Value Study

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – September 2, 2014 – To help ensure the crop's future economic value, the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is leading a statewide program to measure protein and oil levels in Illinois soybeans from this fall's harvest. "We're very proud of the yields we raise in Illinois, but... Read more

Farmers, Researchers and Federal Agencies Discuss Biotech Safety and Benefits

WASHINGTON D.C., August 13, 2014 -- The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) brought together more than 100 farmers, researchers, leaders of agricultural organizations and federal officials to discuss the worldwide benefits of agricultural biotechnology, focusing on acceleration of government... Read more

Chicago Mayor Recognizes Illinois Soybean Association for Generous Book Donation

CHICAGO – Aug. 8, 2014 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is donating more than 800 children’s books to more than 70 Chicago-area libraries. Today ISA collaborated with Chicago Public Library, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois legislators to present books at Better Boys Foundation. “... Read more

Young Illinois Soybean Farmer Recognized by White House

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – August 4, 2014 – Diversity within farming and the ability of the next generation to meet challenges were topics of conversation at the July 29 Champions of Change event at the White House in Washington, D.C. Kate Danner, a 25-year-old farmer from Aledo, Ill., represented the... Read more

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