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.
JANUARY 19, 2023
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) 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.