The Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy was finalized this summer. Growers and retailers alike will have to make plans to reduce nutrient losses in the future, working toward the goal of a 25 percent reduction in the state’s phosphorus load and a 15 percent reduction in the state’s nitrate...

Jeff Keifer scouting for aphids in a soybean field.

At Illinois Soybean Association, we’re taking a look at sustainability from the supply chain perspective. It’s part of our mission to support the 45,000+ soybean farmers in our great state and help them become the most knowledgeable and profitable growers in the world.

Soybean tissue sampling webcast by Jeff Keifer, CCA Envoy.

At a May 19 meeting hosted by the Quad City Chamber of Commerce and The Nature Conservancy in Davenport, Iowa, Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick, commanding general of the 53rd U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, proclaimed P3 the wave of the future for infrastructure funding: “It’s not a question...

Soil health is defined as a balanced, fully-functioning soil system. Traditionally, farming has focused on managing nutrients to keep soils in high productivity. Now, the discussion has shifted to including soil biology. Soil labs are offering new tests, including soil respiration, to gauge soil...

Are you curious about how an unmanned aerial system could change crop management on your farm?  Chad Colby, representing the 360 Yield Center, will share his vast knowledge about this emerging technology and the effect it will have on improving crop production. Most importantly, you will...

As soybeans' #1 customer, ISA understands the value of animal agriculture. By adding livestock to your farm, it can give the opportunity for the next generation to come home to farm, reduce the risk, and allows the use of manure. Diversifying with livestock positively impacts your community, and...

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