Agricultural organizations are celebrating a victory as the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling that overturned the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ban on chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used by farmers to protect their crops from pests, allowing agricultural use of the pesticide to continue.
This ASA educational podcast is brought to you by the Soy Checkoff. Value added soybean meal could lead to profit for soybean farmers and provide animal agriculture the quality it desires. A recent Soy Checkoff study found that increasing protein content by 1 percent, leads to greater value per acre. Listen now to learn more about how more protein can bring greater value to soybeans. LAUNCH AUDIO >> This article originally appeared on the American Soybean Association's website and has been reposted with permission.
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.