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Soybeans and Associated Industries Add Value to Illinois Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Soybeans and Associated Industries Add Value to Illinois Economy BLOOMINGTON, ILL., April 26, 2017 – Raising and crushing soybeans and refining soybean oil contributes $17.65 billion in sales output within the Illinois economy, according to the Economic Contribution of the... Read more

Farmers may Find Their Edge in Soybean Yield Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Farmers may Find Their Edge in Soybean Yield Challenge BLOOMINGTON, ILL. — April 18, 2017 —Spring is here, which means soybean planting is just around the corner. Interested in testing new practices and comparing how they perform against practices in other fields? Looking to... Read more

Breakthrough in Tuna Feed Research Shows Promise for Sustainable Tuna Farming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Breakthrough in Tuna Feed Research Shows Promise for Sustainable Tuna Farming BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - April 12, 2017 - The possibility of truly sustainable tuna aquaculture is now closer to reality due to a recent breakthrough in feed formulation research, which was presented at... Read more

Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Board District Director Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Board District Director Elections BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - March 23, 2017 - Petitions are available for growers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Petitions can be obtained from the... Read more

ISA Names First CCA Soybean Master Adviser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Names First CCA Soybean Master Adviser New Checkoff-Funded Award Recognizes Dedication to Better Soybean Management BLOOMINGTON, ILL. —February 17, 2017—Kristofer Ehler, Thomasboro, Ill., is the first honoree in a new Illinois soybean checkoff-funded program to recognize... Read more

August Media Advisory

ISA Media Advisory August 2017 Announcements Catch up with ISA at the Illinois State Fair, Aug. 10-20, and Ag Day, Aug. 15. ISA is sponsoring biodiesel-powered trams again this year, and has asked they be fueled with B20 – a 20 percent blend. Be on the lookout for new signs on the trams talking... Read more

Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator Makes Planning Easy and Affordable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator Makes Planning Easy and Affordable BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 8, 2017 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program is launching a new Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator, an online service intended to help local... 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 6, 2017 -- 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... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Welcomes Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture Nominee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Welcomes Perdue as Secretary of Agriculture Nominee BLOOMINGTON, IL – January 19, 2017 – Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) welcomes the announcement of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as nominee for secretary of agriculture, to lead the U.S. Department... Read more

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