The recent appearance of black moths has raised questions, but according to ISA Outreach Agronomist, Stephanie Porter, they are adult green cloverworms. Typically found in soybeans and various other plants, they are not considered serious pests.
Join the 2023 Soybean Quality Survey and send in your harvest sample for free! Dr. Seth Naeve of the University of Minnesota welcomes farmers across the United States to take part. Your individual results will remain confidential and assist in identifying top-quality soybean varieties.
To better understand the level of resistance to Group 15 herbicides, Dr. Aaron Hager is seeking waterhemp seed collections from Illinois soybean fields. Results will be used to provide farmers with recommendations on how best to incorporate these herbicides into integrated weed management programs.
By Aaron Hager|2023-09-27T15:57:10-05:00September 27, 2023|
Dr. Nick Seiter and his team will carry out dectes stem borer counts in soybean fields across Illinois this fall. These counts, beginning during the R7-R8 growth stages, aim to gather valuable data on this stem pest and contribute to improved management strategies.
Harvest is a fun time of year, where you can see what hybrids/varieties did well, what trials outperformed others, and where your hard work paid off. Don’t get complacent and think that every day is going to have the same result. Stay alert, have a great fall and most importantly, stay safe.
Growers and companies are increasingly adopting drones for precise and automated applications of fungicides, insecticides, and fertilizers. ISA Soy Envoy, Matt Herman, discusses how to maximize crop health and yield potential using aerial drone technology.
By Matt Herman|2023-09-21T08:54:25-05:00September 21, 2023|
Participate in the 2023 Soybean Quality Survey and send in your soybean harvest sample for free. Dr. Seth Naeve from the University of Minnesota invites all U.S. farmers to contribute, and your individual test results will be kept confidential while helping identify the highest-quality soybean varieties.
During harvest, optimizing soybean moisture and timing is crucial for efficiency and yield. Illinois Soybean Association Soy Envoy, Kris Ehler, offers valuable insights and tips, emphasizing the importance of monitoring moisture levels and modifying the combine for field conditions.
By Kris Ehler|2023-09-18T17:51:31-05:00September 18, 2023|
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.