Jennifer Jones, Illinois Soybean Association Research Agronomist, discusses the importance of integrating livestock into cropping systems to enhance soil health. Jones highlights the benefits livestock bring such as nutrient distribution and increased soil organic matter.
ISA Outreach Agronomist & CCA, Stephanie Porter, investigates a field with stunted corn with necrotic striping, ultimately pinpointing low soil pH as a culprit alongside corn nematode. Porter highlights the need for pH management and its impact on crop performance.
On August 28 and 29, the Agricultural Laboratory Testing Association will be hosting their summer meeting. Growers and ag industry professionals will learn about soil testing and mingle with soil fertility experts.
By Corey Lacey|2023-08-29T15:47:18-05:00August 4, 2023|
Dr. Andrew Margenot, Associate Professor in Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, reviews data collected in an Illinois Soybean Association check-off funded research project. He highlights the current situation and challenges in soybean production in Illinois regarding phosphorus (P) management.
Enrollment is open in 68 Illinois counties for the Soil and Water Outcomes Fund. Farmers receive financial incentives for adopting conservation practices, earning an average of $34 per acre last year. Enhance your practices or add more acreage. Don't miss out!
Join us for a captivating webinar featuring esteemed experts in the field of agricultural research, Dr. Andrew Margenot, Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and PhD student, Yuhei Nakayama. They will be discussing "The 4Rs of Phosphorus Management for Illinois Soybean Production."
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.