ILSoyAdvisor will deliver in-depth yield and profitability advice to Illinois soybean farmers at the 2018 Soybean Summit on Jan. 11.
Held at the Wyndham Springfield City Centre from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., this free event provides a full day of expert advice, proven research and collaborative information. ILSoyAdvisor Soybean Summit is sponsored by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program. This year’s summit will update soybean farmers and industry participants on the latest management techniques and new products and services for soybean production.
“If you grow soybeans—especially if you want bigger yields and better profits—you need to attend the 2018 ILSoyAdvisor Soybean Summit,” says Jenny Mennenga, ISA chairwoman of the production and outreach committee. “We’re extending our ILSoyAdvisor.com platform to share valuable insights that will boost yields and improve your bottom line.”
The agenda is packed with valuable learning and networking opportunities, as well as on-site trade shows, enabling participants to network and exchange ideas with producers, consultants and other industry leaders.
Two keynote sessions feature forward-thinking industry leaders to kick off the event. 2017 ISA Master Adviser Kris Ehler will present philosophies needed to raise 100-bushel soybeans and Dale Durchholz, senior market analyst for AgriVisor® LLC, will offer his perspective on challenges in the industry with his presentation, “Soybeans—The Hits Just Keep on Coming!”
Attendees can participate in four unique breakout sessions for additional insights on:
- Learning How to Optimize Yield by Resource Allocation
- Boron Management for Soybean Production
- Selecting Management Strategies for Producing High Yield and Profitable Soybeans
- Habits of Financially Resilient Farmers
- What the Illinois Yield Challenge Results Have Taught Us About Managing Soybeans
The full agenda is available on the Illinois Soybean Association website.
The ILSoyAdvisor Soybean Summit is free to Illinois farmers, agronomists and others in the soybean production industry and includes complimentary breakfast and lunch. Certified Crop Advisers can earn up to seven hours of continuing education units.