Market Development Coordinator

Emma Peters is the Market Development Coordinator for the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA). Peters joined the team full-time in January 2024 focusing on supportive efforts in developing the international and domestic soybean markets with a specific focus on animal agriculture.

Emma is originally from Ohio where she grew up on her family’s sheep and row crop operation and continues to work alongside her father and grandfather. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in Agricultural and Consumer Economics: Policy, International Trade & Development, and a minor in Animal Science and a graduate of Lincoln Land Community College. Throughout her collegiate career, she was a member of both colleges’ livestock judging teams and various clubs. She now resides in Champaign, IL where she enjoys traveling the country judging and showing in livestock shows in her spare time.