ISA » Soy News » Press Releases
Category: All CategoriesAdvocacy Animal Agriculture Aquaculture Composition Crop Updates Illinois Soybean Association Image Building Industrial Uses Leadership Profiles Market Access Other Revenue Producer Communications Profitability Research Roundup Researcher Profiles Soybean Weekly Update Sustainability Transportation
Page 1 of 2
ISA to Host Transportation Summit June 13 (4-16-2013)Learn how improved transportation infrastructure will increase farmer profits
Illinois Soybean Farmers: "Let's Find A Way" to Fix Crumbling Infrastructure (4-10-2013)Illinois soybean farmers on Monday stressed the need to "find a way" to fix current infrastructure problems that limit efficient and effective movement of goods, including soybeans.
Illinois Soybean Farmers Meet with Shipping Execs in Asia (2-7-2013)Several Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) directors and staff recently traveled to Asia on a checkoff-funded mission to promote the state's transportation system and discuss ways to improve shipping the state's soybeans to customers around the world.
“This Bridge Needs More Support” is Key Result of Checkoff-Funded Illinois Study (10-2-2012)Illinois' rural bridge deterioration creates bigger problems than just unsightly, crumbling concrete. A study funded by the Illinois soybean checkoff finds neglected bridges in key farming regions erode the state's global economic advantages.
Global Logistics Summit Features Soybean Transportation Infrastructure Work (9-24-2012)Infrastructure research and education efforts are creating tangible results for the transportation industry and beyond. Some of the results funded by Illinois soybean farmers were presented during the Global Logistics Summit held last week in Bolingbrook, Ill., attended by more than 250 transportation and logistics professionals.
River Closures Reveal Impact Lock or Dam Failure Could Have on Soybean Industry (8-28-2012)Inland waterways provide vital transportation routes for the state's soybeans to reach customers. This summer's drought has limited full use of the river system. Similarly, a recent study partially funded by the Illinois soybean checkoff illustrates the significant impact a lock or dam failure could have on the state's soybean industry.
ISA Supports Grant Applications for Critical Infrastructure Improvements (4-19-2012)Improving and expanding Illinois transportation infrastructure is critical for the continued growth and long-term competitiveness of the state's soybean farmers. Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) farmer leaders hope two state applications to receive Federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grants can help move Illinois infrastructure improvements in the right direction.
ISA Study: COB Shuttle Program is Feasible, Offers Biodiesel Opportunities (4-9-2012)A recently completed study funded by the Illinois soybean checkoff says that a river container-on-barge (COB) shuttle program is not only feasible, but it also offers Illinois soybean growers biodiesel opportunities and more access to international markets.
New Illinois Ag Director, Other Leaders Talk Crucial Soybean Transportation Issues (2-20-2012)Key government and industry leaders led productive discussion at a recent Illinois soybean checkoff-funded transportation event. The day-long summit was held to address challenges and opportunities of the current transportation infrastructure used to move Illinois soybeans domestically and internationally.
ISA Helps Keep Excessive Farm Transportation Restrictions at Bay (8-19-2011)Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) leaders are pleased comments provided to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have helped prevent creation of any new restrictive transportation regulations with regard to licensing, commodity transport and other issues.
We are proud to celebrate 100 years of Illinois soybean production and 50 years of the association serving Illinois soybean farmers. Please share your stories and photos with us. Content will be used in Illinois Field & Bean magazine, the ISA website and other communication channels.
It’s that time of year again! ISA invites soybean growers from across Illinois to take part in the 2013 Yield Challenge. The Challenge – which provides growers with a platform to test innovative crop management strategies and technologies that could help boost yields.
© Illinois Soybean Association | 1605 Commerce Parkway | Bloomington, IL 61704 | P: (309) 663-7692 | F: (309) 663-6981| Home
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) represents more than 45,000 soybean farmers in Illinois through the state soybean checkoff and membership efforts. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and profitability research, promotion, issues management and analysis, communications and education. Membership and advocacy efforts support Illinois soybean farmer interests in local areas, Springfield and Washington, D.C. ISA programs are designed to ensure Illinois soy is the highest quality, most dependable, sustainable and competitive in the global marketplace.