Press Releases

Illinois FFA Helps ISA Raise Awareness about Ag Education Resources

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 6, 2014 – Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) farmer directors are joining forces with Illinois FFA chapters to distribute to teachers information about the free resources available to educate Illinois students about agriculture and the impact of food production on their... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Announces 2013 Yield Challenge Winners

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – February 5, 2014 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) will recognize the winners and top achievers of the 2013 Yield Challenge at a special Yield Challenge Achievement Event in Peoria, Ill., March 6, 2014. This event takes place in conjunction with the 2014 Soybean Summit ,... Read more

ISA Appreciates Swift Senate Farm Bill Approval

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 4, 2014 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) today expressed its appreciation to the Senate for approving the 2014 Farm Bill. ISA Vice Chairman Mike Marron says: “ISA appreciates the Senate’s approval of the Agricultural Act of 2014. The bill includes a flexible farm... Read more

ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions

BLOOMINGTON, ILL -- February 4, 2014 -- The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is making notice that applications are available for farmers interested in becoming candidates for At-Large director positions. Two of the six at-large director terms will expire July 31, 2014. The Illinois Soybean Association... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Pleased House Approves Farm Bill

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – January 29, 2014 – Today, the Illinois Soybean Association is excited that the House of Representatives voted in favor of the 2014 Farm Bill. ISA Vice Chairman Mike Marron says: “The Illinois Soybean Association is pleased that the House of Representatives approved the... Read more

ISA Pleased Farm Bill Negotiations End with Deal

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – January 28, 2014 – Illinois soybean farmers are pleased House and Senate conferees reached an agreement this week on the final version of the farm bill, and look forward to quick approval of the bill in both the House of Representatives and Senate. "The bill provides for multiple... Read more

ISA to Announce 2013 Yield Challenge Winners at Illinois Soybean Summit

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – January 20, 2014 – Members of the media are encouraged to attend the Illinois Soybean Association's (ISA) 2013 Yield Challenge Achievement Event and the 2014 Illinois Soybean Summit, Feb. 5-6, at the Holiday Inn Effingham in Effingham, Ill. The hotel is co-located with the Thelma... Read more