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

World Tuna Day: Illinois Efforts Improve Tuna Sustainability

MEDIA ADVISORY World Tuna Day: Illinois Efforts Improve Tuna Sustainability The United Nations General Assembly recognizes May 2 as World Tuna Day, to commemorate tuna as a species which provides nutritious food and as a reminder to protect them. Tuna is one of the most sought after types of fish... Read more

Consumers Roll the Dice to Learn about Soy in the City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Consumers Roll the Dice to Learn about Soy in the City Illinois farmers, experts share the soybean’s economic impact in Chicago BLOOMINGTON, ILL. – April 27, 2017 – P eople enjoying Millennium Park in Chicago on April 20 experienced more than the architecture and different... Read more

Soybeans and Associated Industries Add Value to Illinois Economy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Soybeans and Associated Industries Add Value to Illinois Economy BLOOMINGTON, ILL., April 26, 2017 – Raising and crushing soybeans and refining soybean oil contributes $17.65 billion in sales output within the Illinois economy, according to the Economic Contribution of the... Read more

Farmers may Find Their Edge in Soybean Yield Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Farmers may Find Their Edge in Soybean Yield Challenge BLOOMINGTON, ILL. — April 18, 2017 —Spring is here, which means soybean planting is just around the corner. Interested in testing new practices and comparing how they perform against practices in other fields? Looking to... Read more

Breakthrough in Tuna Feed Research Shows Promise for Sustainable Tuna Farming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Breakthrough in Tuna Feed Research Shows Promise for Sustainable Tuna Farming BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - April 12, 2017 - The possibility of truly sustainable tuna aquaculture is now closer to reality due to a recent breakthrough in feed formulation research, which was presented at... Read more

Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Board District Director Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Petitions Available for Illinois Soybean Board District Director Elections BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - March 23, 2017 - Petitions are available for growers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Petitions can be obtained from the... Read more

ISA Names First CCA Soybean Master Adviser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISA Names First CCA Soybean Master Adviser New Checkoff-Funded Award Recognizes Dedication to Better Soybean Management BLOOMINGTON, ILL. —February 17, 2017—Kristofer Ehler, Thomasboro, Ill., is the first honoree in a new Illinois soybean checkoff-funded program to recognize... 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

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