Soy in the City Visits Chicago’s Millennium Park The ISA checkoff program Soy in the City initiative set up a life-sized board game in Millennium Park near Cloud Gate, aka “the bean,” in downtown Chicago April 20. The game connected Chicago consumers with ISA farmers and partners to show consumers... Read more
Feed Research Shows Promise for Sustainable Tuna Farming The possibility of truly sustainable tuna aquaculture is closer to reality due to a recent breakthrough in feed formulation research. Results were presented at the Offshore Mariculture Conference in Ensenada, Mexico, last month by Alejandro... Read more
Videos Explain Benefits of Livestock Diversification A series of five short videos created through the ISA checkoff program highlight the benefits and first steps for diversifying a farm with livestock. Segments from the full video feature barn location, financial considerations, contracts,... Read more
ASA President Ron Moore from Illinois Provides Farm Policy Testimony In testimony before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management this week, American Soybean Association (ASA) President and Illinois soybean farmer Ron Moore spoke on the need for strong... Read more
Petitions Available for District Director Elections Petitions are available for growers interested in running for open director positions with the Illinois Soybean Board (ISB). Petitions can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Agriculture, local University of Illinois Extension offices and... Read more
Comment Now: Tell EPA to Stop Insecticide Overreach Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) urges farmers to submit a comment letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking that they reconsider the proposed environmental risk assessments of the pyrethroid class of insecticides, including... Read more
IFF Viral Facebook Post Reaches 1.4 Million Consumers During March and April, Illinois Farm Families (IFF) is sharing the "Learning the Label Lingo" campaign with influential consumers. Since the launch, more people are seeing the IFF Facebook page . A March 3 infographic about antibiotics in milk... Read more
Illinois Soybean Farmers Attend Commodity Classic Commodity Classic 2017 is underway in San Antonio, Texas. ISA board members and other soybean farmers are learning the latest in the industry while sharing with others how Illinois is a leader in biodiesel, smart farm management, domestic and... Read more
ISA Names First CCA Soybean Master Adviser Kristofer Ehler, Thomasboro, Ill., is the first honoree in a new Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program to recognize Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs) who excel in helping farmers improve soybean production. Ehler received the CCA Soybean Master... Read more
Illinois Soybean Board to Meet in San Antonio The Illinois Soybean Board (ISB) will hold a meeting prior to Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Feb. 27. Grower-leaders will discuss strategic direction for the organization and current programs affecting Illinois soybean farmers. If you plan to attend... Read more