Are you passionate about sharing agronomic information and want to help farmers increase soybean yields? Apply today to be a Soy Envoy! Applications close SOON on February 3rd.

Alum Jason Carr explains how this program is an opportunity to share your level of expertise with the 43,000+ soybean farmers across the state of Illinois and beyond.

Soy Envoys contribute actionable information, advice, and in-season updates via the ILSoyAdvisor blog to support Illinois soybean farmers in their goals of increasing yields and profits while minimizing environmental impact. The program runs from March to October.

Responsibilities will include blog writing, in-field video updates, and sharing actionable soybean insight on social media. Soy Envoys will receive a $2,000 stipend each for their participation and efforts – a new incentive of the program.

Participating in the Soy Envoy program will provide the opportunity to network, participate in professional development opportunities, earn continuing education credits, have first access to ISA funded research and industry resources, enhance your verbal and written communication skills and grow your online agronomic presence.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Porter at or Kelsey Litchfield at

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About the Author: Kelsey Litchfield

Kelsey Litchfield is the Agronomic Outreach Specialist for the Illinois Soybean Association. In her role, she manages ILSoyAdvisor media platforms and assists the agronomy team with events and field days. A native of Rio, IL, Kelsey earned her bachelor’s degree from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2017 where she double majored in Agricultural Communications and Broadcast Journalism.

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