Resources and Partners
To learn more about improving profitability on your farm, we encourage you to visit the sites listed below for more information.
Ag Professional Soybean Resource Center -- Sponsored by Syngenta, this online resource center features information about soybean diseases, insects, weeds and resistances, as well as the latest soybean-related news and market prices.
AgWeb -- As a leading source for Agriculture news online, site visitors can read the latest articles on corn, soybean and dairy Farming and get live future trading information. AgWeb's The Farmer CPA blog provides analysis and insight to common ag tax questions.
DTN/The Progressive Farmer -- A leading source for breaking agriculture news, markets and weather forecasts, DTN coverage includes reporting on crops, livestock, futures trading, farm business, equipment, ag policy and more.
farmdoc daily -- This online resource provides crop and livestock producers integrated information and expertise to better manage their farm businesses. The site is updated daily and managed by the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois.
Guide to Seed Treatment Stewardship -- “The Guide to Seed Treatment Stewardship” is designed to provide farmers and seed companies with critical information and up-to-date guidelines for managing treated seeds effectively to minimize the risk of exposure to non-target organisms.
National Soybean Research Laboratory (NSRL) -- Leading the way in developing innovative processing and marketing techniques involving soy, NSRL educates society on the advantages of a soy-enriched diet along with promoting the health benefits of eating soy. They also explore the genetics of soybeans, respond to marketplace challenges and assist in expanding the scope, size and profitability of the U.S. soybean industry.
North Central Soybean Research Program (NCSRP) -- This partnership of 12 soybean checkoff organizations works to improve soybean performance through cooperative research and education.
Plant Management Network (PMN) -- The PMN provides web-based videos and summaries containing valuable soybean-production information.
Take Action Against Herbicide-Resistant Weeds -- It’s time to rethink weed control. To think beyond a single season and work towards long-term solutions. Take Action is a checkoff-funded, industry-wide partnership that can help you learn how to diversify your weed control techniques to fight herbicide resistance.
The Bulletin – A weekly eNewsletter, the Bulletin delivers timely information and resources to aid with pest problems and crop development issues throughout Illinois.
United Soybean Board (USB) -- Gather great tips for managing herbicide-resistant weeds and other soybean-growing challenges within USB's production dedicated page.