No registration fee. Donuts and CCA credits provided.

The first 50 registrants receive a free Illinois Soybean Association bag chair.

Join ILSoyAdvisor for a Tailgate Talk on July 28th near Augusta, IL. This field event is targeted towards growers interested in soybean fertility with an emphasis on sulfur nutrition.

During the Tailgate Talk, Dr. Connor Sible from the University of Illinois Crop Sciences Department will provide an overview of soybean nutrient requirements. He will discuss lb/bushel numbers and why nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur are important for soybeans beyond just potassium. He will also explain his reasoning of “once you have the macronutrients, the micronutrients become the next step for high yield management.”

Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) Director, Brady Holst, and AdvanSix Marketing Specialist, Zach Rolfe, will guide participants through an ammonium sulfate field trial on Holst’s farm and discuss its effect on soybean yields. Holst is a participant of the AdvanSix Supplement Your Soybeans Program.

Attendees will also interact with a team from the Missouri University of Science and Technology of Rolla. Their goal is to understand the various farming challenges for soybean and corn growers and researchers.


9:00am – 9:30am: Abigail Peterson, ISA Agronomy Director/Stephanie Porter, ISA Outreach Agronomist
9:30am – 10:00am: Brady Holst, Illinois Soybean Association, Soybean Production Committee Chairman
10:00am – 10:15am: Zach Rolfe, AdvanSix Marketing Specialist
10:15am – 11:00am: Dr. Connor Sible, Beyond Potassium for Soybeans

Featured speakers:

Abigail Peterson, ISA Agronomy Director
Stephanie Porter, ISA Outreach Agronomist
Brady Holst, Illinois Soybean Association, Soybean Production Committee Chairman
Zach Rolfe, AdvanSix Marketing Specialist
Dr. Connor Sible, Crop Sciences, University of Illinois



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