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Safe, Reliable Infrastructure is a Key Focus for the Illinois Soybean Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Safe, Reliable Infrastructure is a Key Focus for the Illinois Soybean Association BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 12, 2018 – A safe and reliable infrastructure helps Illinois soybean farmers move soybeans efficiently and remain competitive in the global market. Today’s... Read more

Resilient Farmer Roadshow Features Financial Advice for Illinois Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Resilient Farmer Roadshow Features Financial Advice for Illinois Farmers Five regional events designed to help farmers be better business managers BLOOMINGTON, ILL—February 2, 2018—T he Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program, the University of Illinois and... Read more

ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 1, 2018 -- The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) announces that applications are available for farmers interested in becoming candidates for at-large director positions. Two of the six... Read more

B20 Biodiesel Use Translates To $1.2M Health Cost Savings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE B20 Biodiesel Use Translates To $1.2M Health Cost Savings BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – Jan. 22, 2018 – New calculations show an estimated $1.2 million in health cost savings for Illinois communities where B20 biodiesel fuel is used routinely in diesel vehicles. The calculations come... Read more

ISA Names 2017 CCA Soybean Master Adviser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Names 2017 CCA Soybean Master Adviser Checkoff-Funded Award Recognizes Stephanie Porter for Dedication to Better Soybean Management BLOOMINGTON, ILL. —January 17, 2018—Stephanie Porter, Arenzville, Ill., was named the 2017 CCA Soybean Master Adviser at the 2018... Read more

Illinois Claims Top Soybean Production Spot in 2017

Illinois Claims Top Soybean Production Spot in 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, ILL – January 12, 2018 – Illinois continues to top the nation in soybean production, according to USDA estimates. With good growing conditions and an emphasis on efficient management, Illinois has claimed this... Read more

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

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