Bloomington, Ill. – June 14, 2023 –The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) Agronomy Team is coming to a field near you to present “ISA Field Days,” designed to deliver you the latest insights in agronomy to help you drive profit and sustainability. The ISA Agronomy Team will be joined by an expert lineup, covering the threats and opportunities Illinois farmers are facing this growing season including crop management, insect issues, nutrient management, weed control and more.
June 29th – ISA Field Talk: Brock Ideus Farm – St. Joseph, IL
Join the ISA team on Brock Ideus’ farm in St. Joseph to learn how Ideus has utilized cover crops, no-till, strip-till, and nutrient management practices within his operation. You will also hear from ISA agronomy and university experts about the latest cover crop information as well as pest and disease issues affecting fields this season. This event is sponsored by The Nature Conservancy. Complimentary lunch will be provided.
July 12th – ISA Field Talk: FMC – Rochelle, IL
Sponsored by FMC, attendees will learn critical information related to herbicide development and the screening process, weed management, as well as pesticide policy updates. Complimentary lunch will be provided.
July 28th – ISA Tailgate Talk: Brady Holst Farms – Augusta, IL
ISA Board Director and Soybean Production Committee Chair, Brady Holst, will highlight a field trial on soybean fertility and sulfur. Coffee and breakfast pastries will be provided.
September 8th– ISA Field Talk: Dave Olson – Hoopeston, IL
Focusing on legume cover crops and nitrogen management, this event is sponsored by Vermilion County Soil and Water Conservation District, American Farmland Trust, Pro Harvest, and Vermilion County Farm Bureau. Complimentary lunch will be provided.
To register, visit ILSoyAdvisor.com and click on the individual Field Day Events you wish to attend. The first 50 people to register will receive a FREE ISA bag chair.
CCA credits will be available for guests who attend any of the ISA Field Day events.
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and government relations efforts, while the membership program, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) and the Illinois Soybean Growers PAC actively advocates for positive and impactful legislation for farmers at local, state and national levels. ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean farmers through promotion, advocacy, research and education with the vision of becoming a trusted partner of Illinois soybean farmers to ensure their profitability now and for future generations.