The Illinois Sustainable Ag Partnership announces the release of the Cover Crop Seed Dealers Directory which shares contact information, geography of service, and a list of available conservation cropping services provided by cover crop seed dealers in Illinois.
By Jim Isermann|2023-09-13T08:56:53-05:00September 13, 2023|
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.
The Illinois Soybean Board and Soybean Production Committee funded 16 research projects in the new fiscal year addressing practical soybean-related topics such as cover crops, waterhemp resistance, double crop soybeans, and more, to bring valuable insights to Illinois farmers through improved researcher engagement on ILSoyAdvisor.com.
Illinois soybean farmers will have the opportunity to learn about a multiyear study assessing the cost, return on investment, and average yield of a multiyear legume cover crop and nitrogen management strategy.
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.