Chinese Soybean Buyers Visit Illinois The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) brought a trade team of soybean buyers from China to Illinois this week. ISA hosted the group for three days, visiting a soybean farm, the Farm Progress Show and the ISA office in Bloomington. The visitors learned about... Read more
Act Now: Ask EPA to increase RFS Volumes, Rewrite WOTUS Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) urges farmers to submit comment letters to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on two important issues: establishing higher Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volumes for biomass-based diesel for 2019 and... Read more
Help Prove Illinois Farmers are Sustainability Leaders Join ISA in completing this short checkoff-funded survey . The results will help demonstrate how American soybean farmers continue to improve their economic, social and environmental stewardship practices. The survey is confidential and takes... Read more
Sign Up for ILSoyAdvisor.com 4Rs Webinar Aug. 23 ILSoyAdvisor will host a webinar on soil fertility and soil testing, Aug. 23, from 10-11 a.m. Presented by Terry D. Wyciskalla, CPAg/CCA/4R Certified, the webinar will discuss soil sampling and analysis when planning for high-yield soybeans. One CEU... Read more
Do What’s Right with Dicamba Everyone involved with production agriculture in Illinois has a critical role to play in the proper stewardship of new products, such as dicamba-based herbicides, including strict adherence to all label guidelines. Working with other groups, the Illinois Soybean... Read more
Dicamba Technology Demands Multiple Levels of Stewardship Everyone involved with production agriculture in Illinois has a critical role to play in the proper stewardship of new products, such as dicamba-based herbicides, including strict adherence to all label guidelines. Working with other groups... Read more
Illinois Soybean Board Elects New Leadership at Annual Meeting This week, the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) elected Lynn Rohrscheib, Fairmount, as its new chairwoman. Rohrscheib succeeds Daryl Cates, Columbia, who served as chairman for the past two years. Other Executive Committee members... Read more
Transportation Infrastructure has Vital Role in Moving Agriculture Forward The Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC) recently released The Vital Role of U.S. Transportation Infrastructure in Moving Agriculture Forward , a white paper authored by Mike Levin, ISA director of... Read more
Still Time to Register for Next Week’s ISA Field Days Farmers are invited to attend the free July 19 ISA field day at Moore Farms in Roseville or the July 20 event at the Southern Illinois University (SIU) Belleville Research Center in Belleville. Agronomic experts from Burrus Hybrids, AgriGold,... Read more
Animal Agriculture Feeds Illinois Economy Growth in the Illinois animal agriculture industry has been a bright spot during the past 10 years, based on soybean checkoff research from the United Soybean Board. An economic analysis shows economic output from Illinois animal agriculture grew by $550... Read more

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