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

March Media Advisory

ISA Media Advisory March 2018 Announcements ILSoyAdvisor will host two March webinars about soil health: Soil Health, Soil Respiration and Nutrient Cycling (Wednesday, March 7 at 10 a.m.). Will Brinton, Ph.D., Woods End Laboratories, will explain the importance of various soil tests and how they... Read more

Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator Makes Planning Easy and Affordable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator Makes Planning Easy and Affordable BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 8, 2017 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program is launching a new Roadway and Bridge Improvement Calculator, an online service intended to help local... Read more

ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISB Seeks Soybean Farmers Interested in At-Large Director Positions BLOOMINGTON, ILL – February 6, 2017 -- The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) is making notice that applications are available for farmers interested in becoming candidates for at-large director positions. Two of... Read more

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