Funded by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program.


The Soybean Summit, funded by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program, gathered growers on February 2, 2023 from across the state with the opportunity to gain agronomic information and insights from leading soybean experts across the country. Topics this year included yield-increasing practices with precision, pest management, understanding biological products, the future of conservation and nutrient management, navigation of the carbon space, value-added with high yield soybean opportunities, “Science for Success” participants, as well as exclusive farmer panels.The 2023 Soybean Summit: All Stars Edition was held at the I Hotel and Conference Center in Champaign, IL.

Videos from our keynotes and break-out panels are available on our YouTube channel. 

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For the first time, the Soybean Summit hosted an undergraduate and graduate student research poster competition. Cash awards for first, second, and third places were presented.

Winners of the 2023 competition were:

1st – Leonardo Rocha, Southern Illinois University

2nd – Oladapo Adeyemi, Southern Illinois University

3rd (tie) – Rashmi Dangol, Illinois State University

Sarah Sellars, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

(L-R) Sarah Sellars, Rashmi Dangol, Leonardo Rocha, Oladapo Adeyemi

2023 Soybean Summit Brought to You in Collaboration with Our Partners.

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Take a look at some of our favorite scenes from the 2023 Soybean Summit.