Press Releases

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

Illinois Soybean Growers Commends Senate for Farm Bill Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Commends Senate for Farm Bill Action BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – June 28, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, president of the Illinois Soybean Growers, issued the following comment regarding the Senate's passage of the Farm Bill. "Sound Farm Bill policy means a strong... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Comment on House Farm Bill Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Comment on House Farm Bill Action BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – June 21, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, president of the Illinois Soybean Growers, released the following comment regarding House passage of the Farm Bill on a 213-211 vote. “Farm bill policy is top of... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Concerned with China Tariffs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Concerned with China Tariffs BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – June 15, 2018 – In response to President Donald J. Trump’s declaration of China tariffs, and China’s subsequent reaction of placing a 25 percent tariff on U.S. soybeans, the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG... Read more

Calumet Wetlands Planting Day Brings Chicagoans Together for Wetland Restoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Calumet Wetlands Planting Day Brings Chicagoans Together for Wetland Restoration Farmers, conservationists and local volunteers plant 4,000 seedlings at Indian Ridge Marsh CHICAGO – June 5, 2018 – Illinois soybean farmers, urban conservationists and Chicago-area volunteers... Read more

Media Advisory

Announcements Illinois soybean farmers join urban conservationists for wetlands restoration. A unique and innovative opportunity, farmers will share their passion for the land and work with Chicago area conservation groups to restore wetlands at Indian Ridge Marsh next month. The event, June, 2,... Read more

Spring, Soy and Sustainability Bring Together Farmers and Legislators at Capitol

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spring, Soy and Sustainability Bring Together Farmers and Legislators at Capitol BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – May 9, 2018 – Coffee and soybeans fueled legislators and staff this morning at the Illinois State Capitol. Soybean farmers and leaders from the Illinois Soybean Association (... Read more

ISA Checkoff Program Awards Crop Sciences Scholarships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Checkoff Program Awards Crop Sciences Scholarships BLOOMINGTON, ILL – May 9, 2018 – Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) representatives have chosen five college students to receive crop science scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. The scholarships are funded through... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers Work with Urban Conservationists to Restore Wetlands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Farmers Work with Urban Conservationists to Restore Wetlands CHICAGO – May 9, 2018 – Every growing season, Illinois soybean farmers demonstrate their stewardship to the land and the environment. This spring, thanks to an innovative partnership the Illinois... Read more

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