Press Releases

Illinois Soybean Growers Applauds New Farm Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Applauds New Farm Bill BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – December 12, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, chairwoman of the Illinois Soybean Growers, released the following comment regarding Congress’s passage of the Farm Bill. “Sound farm policy provides producers with... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Encouraged by U.S and China Trade Talks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Encouraged by U.S and China Trade Talks BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – December 2, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) chairwoman and a soybean farmer from Fairmount, Ill., released the following statement in response to U.S. and China... Read more

Nominate a CCA for 2019 Soybean Master Adviser Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nominate a CCA for 2019 Soybean Master Adviser Award BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Nov. 21, 2018 — Know an experienced Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) with a passion for soybean management? Nominate them for the annual Soybean Master Adviser award, presented by the Illinois Soybean... Read more

Illinois farmers elected to National Biodiesel Board positions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois farmers elected to National Biodiesel Board positions BLOOMINGTON, ILL. Nov. 16, 2018—Illinois farmers Jeff Lynn and Rob Shaffer have been elected to positions on the National Biodiesel Board (NBB) governing board. NBB is a trade association representing a wide range... Read more

Biodiesel Specialist Shares Five Steps to Better Cold Weather Fuel Performance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Biodiesel Specialist Shares Five Steps to Better Cold Weather Fuel Performance Keep equipment running with fuel testing, storage tank maintenance BLOOMINGTON, ILL. Nov. 15, 2018—With frigid temperatures approaching, now is the time to check your fuel system to prevent common... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Congratulates Governor-Elect Pritzker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Congratulates Governor-Elect Pritzker BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – November 7, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) chairwoman and a soybean farmer from Fairmount, Illinois, released the following statement after JB Pritzker was elected as... Read more

Autonomous Illinois Initiative Opens New Transportation Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Autonomous Illinois Initiative Opens New Transportation Opportunities Bloomington, ILL. -- November 7, 2018 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) believes a recent state executive order establishing the Autonomous Illinois Initiative paves the way for the Illinois soybean... Read more

ISA Hires Megan Miller as Ag Innovations and Tech Transfer Manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Hires Megan Miller as Ag Innovations and Tech Transfer Manager BLOOMINGTON, ILL.—November 6, 2018— The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) has hired Megan Miller for a newly created role. As ag innovations and technology transfer manager, Miller will be responsible for... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Rallies U.S. Growers to Consider Shipping Via Container to Find New Markets for Anticipated Record Harvest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Association Rallies U.S. Growers to Consider Shipping Via Container to Find New Markets for Anticipated Record Harvest BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – November 1, 2018 - The anticipated bumper harvest of U.S. soybeans this fall amid a trade dispute with China presents an... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Supports the Water Resources and Development Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Supports the Water Resources and Development Act BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – October 10, 2018 – Lynn Rohrscheib, Illinois Soybean Growers chairwoman and a soybean farmer from Fairmount, Illinois, released the following statement in response to the Senate’s... Read more

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