Illinois Soybean Association news
The Illinois Soybean Association announced its lineup of fiscal year 2022 checkoff-funded projects that put Illinois soybean farmers’ profitability at the center of their work by growing opportunities for soybean uses, markets, accessibility and demand.
Ron Kindred spent the Farm Progress Show’s opening day promoting the Illinois Soybean Association’s Voice for Soy program booth.
The “Power of Two” associations teaming up to work on behalf of Illinois corn and soybean farmers was showcased at the Farm Progress Show.
Renewed energy. That is one of the best ways to describe the tone of the Illinois Soybean Association’s annual meeting this summer, where I was honored to be chosen chairman.
Global demand for organic and non-GMO soybeans continues on an upward spiral, and the new high oleic soybeans provide additional opportunities for farmers.
Soybean oil demand in the food processing and cooking industry began losing its foothold in the marketplace over a decade ago, and researchers have found an answer in SOYLEIC trait technology.
Ron Kindred has seen a lot of changes since he first joined the Illinois Soybean Association board over 20 years ago, but the organization’s focus remains steadfast in seeking new uses, expanding markets and guiding legislative policy.
The Illinois Soybean Association is going on a road trip to hear from soybean farmers across the state. As part of its #SoyFromIllinois Roadshow, ISA is hosting two on-farm events this summer to have a conversation with farmers and offer an opportunity to meet and ask questions with ISA staff.
A Maple Park area farmer took the helm as chairman of the Illinois Soybean Association at its board meeting. Steve Pitstick was elected chairman after serving as ISA vice chair the past two years.
The Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program is using its just-launched #SoyFromIllinois campaign to grow awareness around the numerous ways soybean production impacts the Illinois and U.S. economy.