Press Releases

Illinois Soybean Growers Congratulates Governor-Elect Pritzker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Congratulates Governor-Elect Pritzker BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – November 7, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) chairwoman and a soybean farmer from Fairmount, Illinois, released the following statement after JB Pritzker was elected as... Read more

Autonomous Illinois Initiative Opens New Transportation Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Autonomous Illinois Initiative Opens New Transportation Opportunities Bloomington, ILL. -- November 7, 2018 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) believes a recent state executive order establishing the Autonomous Illinois Initiative paves the way for the Illinois soybean... Read more

ISA Hires Megan Miller as Ag Innovations and Tech Transfer Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Hires Megan Miller as Ag Innovations and Tech Transfer Manager BLOOMINGTON, ILL.—November 6, 2018— The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) has hired Megan Miller for a newly created role. As ag innovations and technology transfer manager, Miller will be responsible for... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Rallies U.S. Growers to Consider Shipping Via Container to Find New Markets for Anticipated Record Harvest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Association Rallies U.S. Growers to Consider Shipping Via Container to Find New Markets for Anticipated Record Harvest BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – November 1, 2018 - The anticipated bumper harvest of U.S. soybeans this fall amid a trade dispute with China presents an... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Supports the Water Resources and Development Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Supports the Water Resources and Development Act BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – October 10, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, Illinois Soybean Growers chairwoman and a soybean farmer from Fairmount, Illinois, released the following statement in response to the Senate’s... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Encouraged by U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Encouraged by U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement BLOOMINGTON, ILL – October 1, 2018 – Today, President Donald Trump announced information about the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which is an update to the North American Free Trade... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Meets with New Cuban President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Meets with New Cuban President BLOOMINGTON, ILL – September 27, 2018 – Earlier this morning, Mark Albertson, Illinois Soybean Growers director of strategic market development, met with Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel in New York during the United... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Names Yield Challenge Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Association Names Yield Challenge Coordinator BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – September 13, 2018 – Bob Wells has been announced as the Illinois Soybean Association’s (ISA) new Yield Challenge coordinator, effective Sept. 1. ISA Director of Ag Innovations & Tech... Read more

ISA Board Commits to Future Innovation, New Market Development in FY19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Board Commits to Future Innovation, New Market Development in FY19 BLOOMINGTON, ILL . – August 31, 2018 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is poised to launch a new slate of checkoff-sponsored projects in FY19 which starts Sept. 1, 2018. Priorities recently set by... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Stress Need for Trade Not Aid

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Stress Need for Trade Not Aid BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – August 27, 2018 – In response to the USDA $12 billion agricultural aid package, Doug Schroeder, Illinois Soybean Growers vice chairman and a soybean farmer from Mahomet, Illinois, released the following... Read more

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