The Soil and Water Outcomes Fund is an outcome-based program that helps farmers transition to on-farm conservation practices by providing financial incentives for carbon sequestration and water quality improvements.
Are you an agronomist, CCA or producer and want to increase your knowledge about crop management? Attend the Illinois CCA and Ag Masters Conferences and earn up to 7.5 CEUs at CCA and 7.0 at Ag Masters. Illinois CCA Conference Ag Masters Conference Dec. 6 – 7, 2017 Crowne Plaza, Springfield, The CCA Conference will be held the first day, Wednesday, December 6. Speakers include Sally Fils; TFI Ivan Dozier, NRCS; Mary Tate, Kellogg Co.; Warren Goetsch and Doug Owens, IDoA; Jean Payne, IFCA; Heidi Peterson, IPNI; and University of Illinois faculty Emerson Nafziger, Laura Christianson and Gary Schnitkey. [...]
Do you know an experienced Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) who has a passion for soybean management? Nominate him or her for the annual Soybean Master Adviser award, presented by the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program. The award is part of ISA’s effort to recognize CCAs for their contribution to soybean production in Illinois. This is the second year the award has been given. CCA Kris Ehlers with Ehler Bros. was the first recipient. Interested Illinois CCAs whose certification is active, and involved in soybean management can be nominated. The award will be presented to the winning CCA at [...]
We want Illinois soybean farmers to be the most knowledgeable and profitable producers in the world, and the checkoff-funded ILSoyAdvisor.com platform was created to do just that - to help you become a better soybean manager, while increasing yields and improving your bottom line. This summer we will once again pull together soybean experts to share their advice and local growing tips during the two, free Field Day events. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to hear about the hot topics for this growing season at the half-day event nearest your farm. RosevilleField Day: Wednesday, July 19, Moore [...]
Certified Crop Advisers who still need Continuing Education Units should visit http://ilsoyadvisor.com/tools/#tab-ccas, where we include an archived list of all previous ISA/ILSoyAdvisor.com webinars, organized by type of credit. These checkoff-funded webinars are available anytime, no matter where you are—they’re even viewable on mobile devices. Just tune in, then log onto your CCA account and self-report your credits. Easy, convenient access to soybean management is what ILSoyAdvisor is here for. If you value this type of content, let us know in the comments section below.
Join us on Thursday, August 18th for Agronomy Day! Discover the latest research, technology, and industry data from University of Illinois faculty and staff in the College of ACES. The event will be hosted in a new location: 4202 South First Street in Savoy, Illinois. In addition to a new location, we’ve made many improvements for participants including: disabled parking, shorter walking distances between tours, new faculty speakers, and a tour of SoyFACE. Field tours begin at 7 a.m. with presentations from researchers covering: nutrient management, drone demonstrations, farm economics, weed management, plant diseases, and more! Don’t miss new Illinois [...]
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development and utilization efforts while the membership program supports the government relations interests of Illinois soybean farmers at the local, state, and national level, through the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG). ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean producers through promotion, advocacy, and education with the vision of becoming a market leader in sustainable soybean production and profitability.