Press Releases

Illinois Soybean Growers Encouraged by NAFTA Talks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Encouraged by NAFTA Talks BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – August 27, 2018 – Doug Schroeder, Illinois Soybean Growers vice chairman and a soybean farmer from Mahomet, Illinois, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s NAFTA statement: “As... Read more

Tech on the Table

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tech on the Table Food industry stakeholders discuss technology at Soy in the City dinner CHICAGO – Aug. 16, 2018 – There’s no question technology has revolutionized the world. The food industry is no different. Food production benefits from technology applications like... Read more

Blockchain is Focus of 2018 Industry Insights Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Blockchain is Focus of 2018 Industry Insights Summit Illinois Soybean Association event debates applications for blockchain in agriculture CHICAGO, ILL. – August 3, 2018 – Industry thought leaders discussed blockchain and its impact on the agricultural and food industries at... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Elects New Leadership at Annual Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Association Elects New Leadership at Annual Meeting CHAMPAIGN, ILL – August 1, 2018 – Today the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) elected Lynn Rohrscheib, Fairmount, as its chairwoman. This is Rohrscheib's second year leading the organization. “I am once... Read more

Who is responsible for managing inland waterway funding and maintenance?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Who is responsible for managing inland waterway funding and maintenance? The Illinois Soybean Association seeks consensus during waterway summit in Washington, D.C. BLOOMINGTON, ILL – July 26, 2018 – While funding and maintaining the nation’s inland waterways rests best in the... Read more

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

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