Press Releases

ISA Hosts EU Editors on Sustainability Media Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Hosts EU Editors on Sustainability Media Tour CHICAGO—September 18, 2017— Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) representatives shared the organization’s sustainable agriculture approaches with 13 agricultural editors from the European Union (EU) last week. ISA hosted the... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers, State Sen. Harris Share Soybean Impact with Chicagoans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Farmers, State Sen. Harris Share Soybean Impact with Chicagoans CHICAGO – August 24, 2017 – Providing safe, affordable food is important to Illinois soybean farmers. The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program partnered with State Senator Napoleon... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers, State Sen. Harris Share Soybean Impact with Chicagoans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Farmers, State Sen. Harris Share Soybean Impact with Chicagoans CHICAGO – August 24, 2017 – Providing safe, affordable food is important to Illinois soybean farmers. The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program partnered with State Senator Napoleon... Read more

Food Industry Influencers Explore Soy-based Ingredients During Farm-to-Table Dinner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Food Industry Influencers Explore Soy-based Ingredients During Farm-to-Table Dinner CHICAGO – August 17, 2017 – Today’s consumer – often three or four generations removed from the farm – gets food information from a multitude of sources, including online, health experts,... 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

Illinois Soybean Board Elects New Leadership at Annual Meeting

Illinois Soybean Board Elects New Leadership at Annual Meeting FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2017 – Champaign, IL – Today the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) elected Lynn Rohrscheib, Fairmount, as its new chairwoman. Rohrscheib succeeds Daryl Cates, Columbia, who served as chairman for the past... Read more

Dicamba Technology Demands Multiple Levels of Stewardship

Nearly every new technology brings its own challenges and learning curve—and the first full season with dicamba-tolerant soybeans and approved over-the-top herbicide formulations is a reminder of that fact for farmers, researchers, ag retailers and farm organizations. With the new dicamba-based... Read more

Illinois Soybean Board Director Elections to be Held July 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Board Director Elections to be Held July 6 BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – July 5, 2017 - Six Illinois districts will hold elections July 6 for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Voting will take place at county University of Illinois Extension... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Opens Chicago Office, Shares Industry Economic Value

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Association Opens Chicago Office, Shares Industry Economic Value CHICAGO, June 29, 2017 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) welcomed about 150 business leaders, representatives and industry partners to an open house on Wednesday, June 28, celebrating its... Read more

ISA Board Sets Priorities to Drive Results for Soybean Farmers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Board Sets Priorities to Drive Results for Soybean Farmers BLOOMINGTON, ILL . – June 23, 2017 – After a record Illinois soybean crop in 2016 producing nearly 593 million bushels, Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) board members passed a slate of new programs today to drive... Read more

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