Illinois Soybean Leaders Elected to National Biodiesel Board Illinois soybean producers Jeff Lynn and Rob Shaffer were recently elected to the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). As governing body members, Lynn and Shaffer will serve two-year terms, working to secure strong markets for biodiesel fuel... Read more
ISG Offers Post-Election Commentary Voters across the country made their voices heard this week. On issues, healthcare and the tone of politics were top-of-mind for voters. The Democratic Party captured the U.S. House by capturing seats from southern California to the suburban Southeast... Read more
Tuesday’s the Day Tuesday is election day – one of the most important days of the year. Participating in civic duty is not only good for soybean producers, it also is good for the industry. Leaders elected this month set policy that impacts all of us. Check registration status, polling places and... Read more
2018 Soybeans Have Breakout Season Kris Ehler, CCA Soy Envoy, calls 2018 a breakout season for soybeans in his latest blog on ILSoyAdvisor. Ehler shares a recap with his perceptions of successful management practices for high yield averages. Read more and get ILSoyAdvisor’s latest local, in-season... Read more
ISA Leaders Host International Media in the Combine As soybeans continue to hold center stage in ongoing trade and tariff discussions, media and their audiences from around the world have looked to the top soybean producers in Illinois to understand the issues. ISA board members have literally... Read more
ISA Building Strong Ties with Indonesia The ISA checkoff program hosted its fourth Indonesian delegation of the year this week. Working closely with the Indonesian consulate in Chicago and welcoming a variety of trade teams has made Illinois a prime destination for Indonesian soy buyers. This week’... Read more
Illinois Soybean Growers Finds U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Encouraging Following President Donald Trump’s new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) announcement, Illinois Soybean Growers Chairwoman Lynn Rohrscheib, said, “Today we are encouraged to see action on trade between the United... Read more
Illinois Farmer Talks Trade in USA Today The Illinois soybean industry is at the forefront of national trade issues, and Illinois farmers are making sure their voices are heard. Krista Swanson, a soybean farmer from Oneida, Ill., and policy research specialist for the University of Illinois, offers... Read more
It's Biodiesel by a Mile A new promotional video from ISA showcases the benefits of biodiesel with an exciting and engaging storytelling approach. “Biodiesel by a Mile” positions the benefits of biodiesel by simulating a race, taking the viewer along for the ride as two semi-trailer trucks travel... Read more
Governor Declares 2018 Harvest Emergency Gov. Bruce Rauner has declared a harvest emergency to help level the playing field between Illinois farmers and crop haulers and those in neighboring states. The action bridges the gap between the 2018 harvest and a new law that takes effect next year. The... Read more