Funded by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program.


Research is key to maximizing yield for soybeans and that’s why our researchers work year-round to bring you the latest in soybean agronomy. Click on each bio to learn more about their exciting projects.


Shalamar Armstrong

Jason Bond

Brian Diers

Nathan Johanning

Darin Joos

Andrew Margenot

Why Partner With Illinois Soybean Association?

Research is at the heart of innovation. Your research plays an important role in shaping Illinois soybean production, and the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is committed to working with you and your teams on projects that will enable Illinois soybean farmers to be the most knowledgeable and profitable soybean producers in the world.

The RFP will open in early March. Stay tuned for more information!