There has been a lot of discussion lately about soybean composition or protein and oil concentration. Farmers may wonder why they should care about the protein and oil concentration in their soybeans. The bottom line is that soybean composition ultimately impacts the economic value (or the “Estimated Processed Value” (EPV)) ofsoybean meal and oil. EPV is impacted by the yield and quality of the soybean meal and oil yield.This chart shows how EPV and soybean prices track together. The greater the EPV, the more farmers can get paid for their soybeans. How can farmers increase the opportunities for receiving [...]
By Sharon Bard|2022-04-14T15:27:51-05:00January 23, 2015|
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.