ISA’s “It’s Sustainably Soy” Certification Program recognizes organizations, companies and executives for switching to sustainable, soy-based solutions in their products. Stakeholders, constituents, and customers want to do business with organizations that align with their environmental values, and getting your product sustainably certified by ISA provides you with a resource you can list in your annual report and publish as part of your ongoing sustainability initiatives.
Crop protection tools, like pesticides, play a pivotal role in sustaining agriculture, and growers’ access to these critical tools is being threatened by off-farm political interests. Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) is working to protect Illinois’ vital agriculture industry by defending growers’ access to crop protection tools they need to feed and fuel the world.
Don't miss your chance to sign up for the Farm Family Resource Initiative Webinar! Dr. Nick Weshinskey, a licensed professional educator with national board certification in counseling, will provide insights into the issues that farm families encounter and discover the mental health support options for producers.
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN AGRICULTURE AND POLICY: THE VITAL ROLE OF FARM VISITS
Our policymakers must understand the challenges and opportunities Illinois farmers face. ISA has led the way in forging this connection by hosting local state legislators on the farms of several ISA Board Members, which allows them to get a firsthand look at our farmers' daily operations and concerns.
ILLINOIS FARMERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF ELECTRIC TRACTORS
Olivia Charles, a student studying Agricultural Communications at the University of Illinois, is conducting a survey to explore the viewpoints of Illinois farmers regarding electric tractors. The responses collected will only be used for research, and the findings will be featured in the January issue of Illinois Field & Bean.
In a recent FarmWeekNow article, ISA Outreach Agronomist, Stephanie Porter, CCA, sheds light on black moths, which have been identified as Adult Green Cloverworms. Discover more details about this pest making its way across the State of Illinois.
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.