Management Matters


The Illinois Soybean Association gathered important, local management tips to help you increase yields and profits on your farm. Hear what the experts say, and read the key points below. More tips will be posted throughout the growing season so check back regularly.

Fulfilling Customer Needs Starts with Seed Selection:
Make Informed Choices in 2014

Aired: October 2013


Listen to John Schillinger, president and founder of Schillinger Genetics, Inc., remind farmers that soybean customers increasingly look at qualities like protein and oil when choosing their supplier and price. Key takeaways from the audio discussion also have been compiled.

Protect Yields from Soybean Cyst Nematode
Management Tips to Take Control

Aired: August 2013

Listen to Jason Bond, Ph.D. discuss Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) and explain what soybean farmers can do to prevent, detect and manage it. Key takeaways from the audio discussion also have been compiled.

Second Annual Soybean College Stresses Practical,
Take-Home Production Knowledge

Aired: July 2013

Listen to Ken Ferrie discuss what farmers can expect to learn and take back to their farms. Key takeaways from the audio discussion also have been compiled.

University of Illinois Targets Weed Control Approaches
Manage Weeds to Protect Soybean Yields

Aired: June 2013

Listen to Aaron Hager, PhD., discuss the research findings and practices farmers can implement now to manage weeds more effectively. Key takeaways from the audio discussion also have been compiled.

“Six Secrets of Soybean Success” Show Management Matters
Improving Management Practices to Produce High-Yield Soybeans

Aired: June 2013

Listen to Fred Below, PhD., discuss the six secrets approach to increasing soybean yields. Key takeaways from the audio discussion also have been compiled.

Illinois Soybean Production Guide
Breaking Yield Barriers with Best Practices

Aired: May 2013

Listen to Ross Prough, soybean farmer from Greenfield, Ill., and ISA director, discuss tips to break yield barriers and the Yield Challenge. Expert tips to increase yields from the audio discussion also have been compiled.

University of Illinois Soybean High Yield Research
Production Decisions Impact Soybean Yields

Aired: April 2013

Listen to Emerson Nafziger, PhD., discuss the research findings and practices farmers can implement now to break yield barriers. Key takeaways from the audio discussion also have been compiled.