This year's harvest has brought a wide range of yields so far, from disappointing to outstanding, in both soybeans and corn. The Illinois Soy Envoys offer a wide-ranging harvest report, covering yield assessments from various regions across the state.
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|
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|
High yield for wheat and double crop soybeans starts now with the combine. Illinois Soybean Association Soy Envoy, Kelly Robertson, shares insight into preparing the combine to roll through the field and residue management for timely and even emergence of wheat and double crop soybeans.
The Southern root knot nematode presents a substantial risk to soybean yields. In this video, Illinois Soybean Association Soy Envoy, Leo Rocha, discusses symptoms in the field to watch for and shares strategies for control of this pest.
By Leo Rocha|2023-09-14T13:14:14-05:00September 14, 2023|
As summer comes to a close, farmers throughout Illinois are on alert for white mold, a disease that can seriously impact soybean yield. Soy Envoy Crystal Williams describes how to identify white mold and how to manage it throughout harvest and in the future.
Soy Envoy Kris Ehler urges farmers to look further than common leaf symptoms to properly identify disease. He explains differences between SDS, BSR, Red Crown Rot, and Triazole Phytotoxicity in soybeans.
By Kris Ehler|2023-08-29T15:26:17-05:00August 14, 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.