Bloomington, ILL – September 21, 2022 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) has named Kelsey Litchfield of Rio, Illinois as Agronomic Programs Coordinator.
In her new role within the ISA agronomy team, Litchfield will be working on behalf of Illinois soybean farmers by coordinating programs and implementing mission driven objectives.
“Kelsey not only brings top-notch communication skills that will be utilized to their fullest within our agronomy team, but more importantly a passion for agriculture,” says Stephanie Porter, ISA’s Outreach Agronomist. “We cannot wait to get started on new outreach projects that will showcase her skills for Illinois soybean farmers.”
Litchfield is an agricultural communicator specializing in audio production and videography. She received her bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications and broadcast journalism from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Internships with RFD Radio Network, Illinois Farm Bureau, National FFA, and Colleen Callahan Consultancy fueled her passion for agricultural journalism, storytelling, and consulting.
Litchfield continues to be active on her family’s farm and shows antique Ford tractors. She also serves on her local church and township boards and enjoys spending time with her Australian Shepherd, Lexie.
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development and utilization efforts while the membership program supports the government relations interests of Illinois soybean farmers at the local, state, and national level, through the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG). ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean producers through promotion, advocacy, and education with the vision of becoming a market leader in sustainable soybean production and profitability. For more information, visit the website www.ilsoy.org and www.ilsoygrowers.com.