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ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in United Soybean Board Nomination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in United Soybean Board Nomination BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – January 9, 2018 – The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is looking for farmers interested in filling one of Illinois' four director positions with the United Soybean Board (USB). ISB manages... Read more

Ag Tech Execs Talk Smart Farming at the 2017 Insights Summit

For Immediate Release BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – December 28, 2017 – As part of its industry leadership, the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program hosted four agriculture technology executives to discuss smart farming and the impacts on the soybean industry during the association’s annual... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers Fill National Biodiesel Leadership Positions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Farmers Fill National Biodiesel Leadership Positions BLOOMINGTON, ILL. December 20, 2017 —Illinois soybean farmers Jeff Lynn and Mike Cunningham are filling national leadership positions in the biodiesel industry. Jeff Lynn recently was appointed to serve as a... Read more

ISA Announces 2017 Illinois Yield Challenge Winners; 100-Bushel Yields Continue

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Announces 2017 Illinois Yield Challenge Winners; 100-Bushel Yields Continue BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - December 15, 2017 —Several soybean growers topped 100 bushels per acre (bu/A) in the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program’s annual Yield Challenge. Now in its... Read more

ISA Scholarship Applications Available to Crop Sciences Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Scholarship Applications Available to Crop Sciences Students BLOOMINGTON, ILL – December 12, 2017 – Applications are now available for the 2018-19 crop sciences scholarships. The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program crop science scholarships are offered each... Read more

Grain Handlers Prepare for New Electronic Logging Device Regulation

Grain Handlers Prepare for New Electronic Logging Device Regulation BLOOMINGTON, ILL – Dec. 7, 2017 – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will soon require truck drivers to replace their paper logs with electronic logging devices (ELDs). ELDs synchronize with a truck’s engine to... Read more

Grain Handlers Prepare for New Electronic Logging Device Regulation

Grain Handlers Prepare for New Electronic Logging Device Regulation BLOOMINGTON, ILL – Dec. 7, 2017 – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will soon require truck drivers to replace their paper logs with electronic logging devices (ELDs). ELDs synchronize with a truck’s engine to... Read more

ISA Debuts Winter Learning Series for Regional Soybean Advice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Debuts Winter Learning Series for Regional Soybean Advice BLOOMINGTON, ILL.—Nov. 30, 2017— ILSoyAdvisor is going local this winter with a brand-new series of learning opportunities spread out across the state. The Better Beans Series is comprised of regional events... Read more

ISA Honors Industry Leaders for Service to Soybean Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Honors Industry Leaders for Service to Soybean Farmers CHICAGO – November 30, 2017 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs honored six industry leaders with awards of excellence yesterday at a meeting in Chicago, Ill. The winners were... Read more

Springfield is the Capital of Soybean Knowledge on Jan. 11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springfield is the Capital of Soybean Knowledge on Jan. 11 BLOOMINGTON, ILL—Nov. 21, 2017— ILSoyAdvisor will deliver in-depth yield and profitability advice to Illinois soybean farmers at the 2018 Soybean Summit, Jan. 11. The summit is sponsored by the Illinois Soybean... Read more

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