Funded by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program.


Come meet your hometown team of agronomists! We’re here for you and ready to play quarterback. We’ll connect you with field experts and help you tackle the latest in your local soybean agronomy, sustainable production, and agribusiness management.

The Better Beans Series, funded by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program, are half-day, in-person events held around the state of Illinois. These sessions bring local soybean knowledge from Certified Crop Advisers, agronomists, industry experts, and farmers. Participants will receive local agronomic insight and the tools they need to improve profitability and achieve high yields. Association updates will also be provided from the Illinois Soybean Association Agronomy Team.

This year’s event will be hybrid offering in-person and virtual options for attendance. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration is free but not required for this event and walk-ins will be accepted. CEU credits will be available for CCAs attending Better Beans.

The 2023 Better Beans Series will be held at the following dates and locations from 7 AM – 1 PM. 

Carbondale, IL on February 23rd
Southern Illinois University – Carbondale Stadium Club Suites
1415 Arena Dr.
Carbondale, IL 62901

We would like to thank the 2023 Event Sponsors