Illinois Soybean Association

11/07/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/07/2018 16:10

Illinois Soybean Growers Congratulates Governor-Elect Pritzker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Illinois Soybean Growers Congratulates Governor-Elect Pritzker

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. - November 7, 2018 - Lynn Rohrscheib, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) chairwoman and a soybean farmer from Fairmount, Illinois, released the following statement after JB Pritzker was elected as Illinois' governor.

'We congratulate JB Pritzker on his new post as Illinois' 43rd governor. On behalf of Illinois' 43,000 soybean growers, we look forward to working with Governor-elect Pritzker to ensure the continued success of soybean production in Illinois. We share Pritzker's enthusiasm for 'no small plans for Illinois' and we echo those sentiments in the soybean industry. To remain as the nation's top soybean producing state, it will require partnership at all levels to champion for infrastructure improvements, market growth opportunities both domestic and abroad, and innovative solutions to some of today's most pressing issues. We look forward to working with the Pritzker administration in moving Illinois forward in big ways.'

Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is a membership organization serving more than 43,000 Illinois soybean growers. ISG provides advocacy in Springfield and Washington, D.C., to promote the interests of Illinois soybean farmers and programs that enhance soybean production and demand. Voice for Soy, the online action center supported by ISG, allows growers to easily connect with legislators and regulators to advocate for Illinois agriculture. For more information about ISG, visit the website www.ilsoygrowers.com.

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For more information, contact:

Amy Roady
Director of Communications
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618-535-7937

Mike Levin
Director of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
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309-808-3606

Rachel Peabody
Communications Manager
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217-825-7654