Join ISA on Tuesday, August 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Illinois State University Teaching and Research Farm (25578 ISU Farm Ln, Lexington, IL 61753) to learn about soybean growth following different crop rotations, cover crops, and varying planting dates. The event will include field tours, lunch, and presentations from researchers at ISU.
ILLINOIS FIELD & BEAN: "INSIDE THE 2023 FARM PROGRESS SHOW"
Check out the August issue of Illinois Field & Bean to get a behind-the-scenes look at ISA's Farm Progress Show booth, the new Naper Settlement Field Watchers Project, ISA's "Fork to Farm" event, a "Soy Story" with Illinois farmer and ASA Chairman, Daryl Cates, and much more.
FORMER-NFL PLAYER, NOW MOROA FARMER, MAKES IMPACT IN AGRICULTURE
At the age of 35, Illinois State University football alum and former NFL player, Cody White, is already inspiring the next generation of farmers. White, who farms corn and soybeans in Maroa, Ill., was recently named one of Illinois Agriculture's 2023 20 Under 40 farmers.
Last month, the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published a final rule to the Federal Register revising the U.S. Standards for soybeans and officially removed soybeans of other colors (SBOC) as an official grade-determining factor.
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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.