Prepare for a successful 2024 growing season with ISA by attending a half-day Better Beans event in your area. The ISA Agronomy Team, alongside university researchers and agronomy experts, will deliver regional insights on a range of topics, from conquering weed challenges and managing diseases to optimizing soil health. Stay updated on the latest in soybean agronomy, sustainable production, and agribusiness management.
ISA recently partnered with Future Farming to provide Illinois farmers with information about global advances in ag technology, equipment reviews, and agricultural advice. As part of this partnership, ISA is giving away free subscriptions to the Future Farming publication to the first 176 farmers and crop advisors who fill out the form.
BROADBAND PLANNING TOOLS FOR RURAL FARMING COMMUNITIES
The Benton Institute's Broadband Breakthrough Program addresses the lack of digital infrastructure in rural communities. In collaboration with ISA and other organizations, Benton is working to understand, plan, and enhance broadband access for precision agriculture. A recently published report summarizes project insights as the program continues in Illinois.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is implementing its fifth year of the Fall Covers for Spring Savings Program. The application process is now open; applications can be saved and edited at any time prior to submittal.
The Soy Envoy program, an initiative by ILSoyAdvisor and ISA, features six soybean experts who offer valuable insights to Illinois soybean farmers by sharing their extensive agronomic knowledge through various mediums. The application period ends February 2, 2024.
Join ISA Agronomic Outreach Specialist Kelsey Litchfield for the latest episode of the ILSoyAdvisor podcast. In this episode, Litchfield sits down with Stephanie Porter, Outreach Agronomist and Certified Crop Adviser at ISA, to dive into the challenges and highlights of the 2023 growing season.
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.