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

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

Farmers Showcase Sustainability Efforts in Interactive Map

Farmers Showcase Sustainability Efforts in Interactive Map SPRINGFIELD, ILL – April 18, 2016 -- Farmers throughout Illinois are implementing conservation practices to keep nutrients on their fields and out of waterways. Just in time for Earth Day, an interactive map is helping those farmers tell... Read more

ISA to Highlight Cover Crops at Jacksonville Sustainability Showcase Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA to Highlight Cover Crops at Jacksonville Sustainability Showcase Event BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – Aug.10, 2015 – Reducing soil erosion and improving soil health are just the beginning of the benefits farmers are learning cover crops offer. The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA)... Read more

ISA to Host Sustainability Showcase Event

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. -- July, 16, 2014 -- Farming and conservation work hand in hand on the Roy Wendte farm, making it a natural choice to serve as the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) 2014 Sustainability Showcase Farm. Experts from throughout Illinois will join farmers and industry representatives... Read more

ISA Joins USSEC in Mexico to Discuss Sustainability

Goal is to shed light on U.S. soybean sustainability, maintain market access BLOOMINGTON, ILL. -- June, 23, 2014 – Directors and staff from the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) recently joined forces with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) in responding to growing international interest in... Read more

ISA Helps Drive Ag Industry Nutrient Management Collaboration

Ag Groups Work Together to Improve Illinois Water Quality BLOOMINGTON, ILL – April 10, 2014 – Working collaboratively with agriculture stakeholders, the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) hosted its bi-annual Soy 2020 roundtable meeting yesterday. Discussion focused on nutrient management and... Read more Lets People See Soybean Production in Action

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – June 11, 2013 – Spring planting time is here for soybean farmers across Illinois, and the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) makes it easy for educators and consumers to see the process in action. – funded by the Illinois soybean checkoff – follows 11 participating... Read more

Survey Results Encourage Illinois Soybean Farmers to Continue Sustainable Practices

BLOOMINGTON, ILL.— May 23, 2013 — Most soybean farmers are ahead of the curve when it comes to applying sustainable production methods. That is the conclusion of a groundbreaking study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the National Sustainable Soybean Initiative (NSSI), funded in part by... Read more

Illinois Soybean Farmers Protect Environment and Bottom Line, While Easing Global Food Problems

BLOOMINGTON, ILL.—April 19, 2013 —With nearly every industry touting “sustainability” today, the definition often gets hazy. But sustainability has been clear to Illinois soybean farmers for decades. For them, sustainability means taking care of the land, their customers and the bottom line today,... Read more