Farmers are showing increasing interest in learning how improvements to soil health can benefit both the environment and the economic bottom line. While many questions still remain about the links between soil health, economic viability and environmental benefits—farmers know that soil health does not change overnight. It takes a commitment to embrace a new farming system and patience to watch your soil change over time. The Soil Health Partnership began in 2014 as a way to help farmers better understand the improvements that can be made to their soils through a change in farming practices. An initiative of the National [...]
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development and utilization efforts while the membership program supports the government relations interests of Illinois soybean farmers at the local, state, and national level, through the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG). ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean producers through promotion, advocacy, and education with the vision of becoming a market leader in sustainable soybean production and profitability.