BLOOMINGTON, Ill.-Now’s the time to be thinking about best management practices to protect against nutrient loss during the post-harvest time period. “Regarding cover crop selection and seeding, there’s a small window of time that remains open for farmers in some areas of state, especially those farther north,” said Mike Plumer, Illinois Council on Best Management Practices (CBMP) coordinator. “It’s not too late yet to consider cover crops as part of your nutrient management plan.” As water quality and nutrient management issues have taken center stage in non-agricultural circles of influence, CBMP joins other farm groups in encouraging farmers to [...]
By Mike Plumer|2022-04-15T16:59:37-05:00October 7, 2014|
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.