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WIN FOR ILLINOIS INFRASTRUCTURE AS U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS ANNOUNCES PLAN TO FUND LOCK AND DAM 25

2022-04-13T19:13:33+00:00January 20th, 2022|News, Press|

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released its spend plans outlining the specific inland waterways projects that were allocated funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Infrastructure Package). A significant priority for soybean and grain farmers was the $732 million designated to complete the design and construction of the Lock and Dam 25.

ILLINOIS SOYBEAN GROWERS HOST FARM BILL LISTENING SESSION

2022-01-21T17:22:24+00:00December 14th, 2021|Press|

The Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) hosted a listening session on December 14 in Bloomington, IL, to review legislative factors impacting the 2023 Farm Bill, to answer policy-related questions, and to engage concerns and feedback from Illinois farmer leaders.

ILLINOIS FARMER LEADERS ELECTED TO ASA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

2022-01-21T17:23:16+00:00December 13th, 2021|Press|

During its annual meeting in St. Louis last week, the American Soybean Association (ASA) elected the leaders who will steer the organization through a new year of soybean policy advocacy, including planning for the 2023 farm bill and other soy priorities.

ISG APPLAUDS INFRASTRUCTURE PACKAGE PASSAGE

2022-01-21T17:24:52+00:00November 9th, 2021|Press|

As Congress passed a historic $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill on Friday, November 5, the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) celebrated the passage that will rebuild the nation’s deteriorating roads and bridges and fund new climate resilience and broadband initiatives.

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