- Illinois Soybean Board Petitions Are Due May 15
Six ISB director positions are up for election this year. Elections will be held July 8.
- Apply For Federal Specialty Crop Grant by May 1
IDOA hopes to use grant money to expand local food purchases. The funds will come from the Farm Bill's Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.
- USDA's MILC Program Extended Until Farm Bill's Dairy Margin Protection Implemented
USDA will automatically extend MILC contracts for eligible dairy producers while a new Margin Protection Program is established under the 2014 Farm Bill
- USDA Crop Report Expected To Show Acreage Shift to Soybeans From Corn
USDA's March 31 stocks report likely to show low soybean supplies