The Illinois Soybean Association spoke with a few professionals working in the agriculture industry to learn more about the diverse array of careers available. From scientists to data analysts and engineers, there are numerous exciting possibilities to consider. To request resources, such as our coloring book, soy crayons, and Pod to Plate Storybook for your classroom, please complete the request form at the bottom of the page.
Pod to Plate Storybook and Video
Pod to Plate Book: From growing seasons and transportation to soybean meal and soy-based foods, explore the lifecycle of soybeans.
Pod to Plate Video: Whether it’s food, fuel or furniture, soybeans can be found anywhere you look. Follow along as soybean seeds evolve from pod to plate. Learn about the equipment, technology and science that goes into growing such a versatile crop.
Behind the Bean Video Series
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) has partnered with Blake Noland and Birddog Workforce Scouting to share career opportunities in agriculture with students in high school, trade school, and community college programs. “Behind the Bean” is a series of videos that will feature a diverse group of participants, including individuals from non-ag backgrounds, that will be performing ag-related jobs with little to no experience or training in order to provide an authentic expectation of the role. Video Series: