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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

New B20 Club Member, Al Warren Oil Co., Inc., Committed to B20 Biodiesel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New B20 Club Member, Al Warren Oil Co., Inc., Committed to B20 Biodiesel BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - June 15, 2017 - In recognition of its work in reducing motor vehicle emissions and supporting the Illinois economy, the B20 Club welcomes Al Warren Oil Co., Inc. as its newest member... Read more

Illinois Soybean Growers Takes Part in Infrastructure Week Cincinnati​ Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Illinois Soybean Growers Takes Part in Infrastructure Week Cincinnati​ Rally CINCINNATI, OHIO – June 7, 2017 – Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) representatives joined President Donald Trump in Cincinnati today to bring attention to the critical need for investment in... Read more

ISA Local Field Days Feature Soybean Technologies and Best Management Practices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Local Field Days Feature Soybean Technologies and Best Management Practices BLOOMINGTON, ILL – June 5, 2017 – Soybean farmers may connect with experts for local growing tips and practical on-farm advice at the Illinois Soybean Association’s (ISA) ILSoyAdvisor.com Field... Read more

ISA Checkoff Program Awards Crop Sciences Scholarships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Checkoff Program Awards Crop Sciences Scholarships BLOOMINGTON, ILL – May 17, 2017 – Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) farmer-leaders have chosen five college students to receive crop sciences scholarships for the 2017-18 school year. The scholarships are funded through... Read more

Illinois Soybean Association Announces Corporate Partners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ILLINOIS SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES CORPORATE PARTNERS BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – May 15, 2017 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is pleased to recognize the partners in its 2017 Corporate Partnership Program. ISA joins with industry stakeholders to collaborate on education... Read more

Soybeans Buoy Illinois Economy as No. 2 Export

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Soybeans Buoy Illinois Economy as No. 2 Export BLOOMINGTON, ILL., May 3, 2017 – Soybeans became the second highest export from Illinois in 2016, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The soybean export value to the state of Illinois increased 53 percent from 2015. And,... Read more

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