As Agronomy Manager for the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA), Megan Miller works on behalf of Illinois soybean farmers in the development and the implementation of conservation agricultural research and outreach programs. She supports research efforts and helps communicate both in-field and research and validation studies to ISA’s farmer audiences; leads demonstration of conservation agriculture practices; and raises awareness of best management and continuous improvement practices for conservation agriculture in Illinois.
Miller earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental biology with a minor in Chemistry from Eastern Illinois University, and a Master of Science degree in Plant Pathology from North Carolina State University-Raleigh. In her former role as Business Development Manager for Moore & Warner Ag Group, Miller developed a curriculum outlining basic row crop production principals for technologists, investors, and business professionals to be delivered in an online platform. She also evaluated and recommended conservation programs for the farm management team based on landowner client goals, and created a framework for comparing, contrasting, and evaluating carbon market program options.