ILLINOIS NAMED TOP SOYBEAN PRODUCING STATE FOR 2022 GROWING SEASON
ISA is proud to announce that Illinois once again produced the most soybeans in the U.S. for the 2022 growing season. The National Agricultural Statistics Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates Illinois soybean farmers raised 677.25 million bushels on 10.75 million harvested acres.
Are you a farmer, landowner, or someone who works closely with farmers in Illinois? We need your input! Fill out our 2023 Farmer Research Interest Survey to help us get answers for your agronomic questions to better support you and your operation.
ISA hosted the kickoff meeting of Project “Broadband Breakthrough” last week at the Bloomington office. Representatives from five selected counties – McLean, Edgar, Schuyler, Hancock, and Ogle – met to learn more about getting affordable rural broadband access for their counties.
ISA is seeking soybean industry experts! Apply today to be an ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoy. Beginning March 2023 through October, these individuals will support Illinois soybean farmers in their goals of increasing yields and profits while minimizing environmental impact.
With the support of ISA, weed specialist Aaron Hager is exploring herbicide management in early-planted soybeans. The field trials, conducted at four locations in Illinois, included at-planting applications of residual herbicide at both full and half rates, and a control strip of no herbicide.
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) represents more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois through the state soybean checkoff and membership efforts. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and profitability research, promotion, issues management and analysis, communications and education. Membership and advocacy efforts support Illinois soybean farmer interests in local areas, Springfield and Washington, D.C. ISA programs are designed to ensure Illinois soy is the highest quality, most dependable, sustainable and competitive in the marketplace.