Funded by the Illinois Soybean Association checkoff program.

SOY ENVOYS

Seeking soybean industry experts! Apply today to be an ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoy.

From March to October, Soy Envoys contribute actionable information, advice, and in-season agronomy updates via the ILSoyAdvisor.com blog. These six individuals will support Illinois soybean farmers in their goals of increasing yields and profits while minimizing environmental impact.

Duties include writing at least one blog post a month, participating in videos, and sharing actionable soybean insight on social media. New in 2023 – Soy Envoys will receive a $2,000 stipend for their participation and efforts.

The Soy Envoy application period ends on February 3, 2023. The kickoff meeting will be held at the Illinois Soybean Association Home Office in Bloomington, IL on March 2, 2023.

APPLY HERE

Questions? Contact Stephanie Porter at stephanie.porter@ilsoy.org.

“Being a part of the Soy Envoy program is a great way to network with agronomy experts across the state, strengthen communication skills and learn new management practices from peers.”

Abigail Peterson, ISA Director of Agronomy

Chelsea Harbach

Chelsea Harbach

Commercial Agriculture Educator,
University of Illinois Extension

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Kathryn Kamman

Kathryn Kamman

Certified Crop Adviser & Market Development Specialist,
Winfield United

BIOGRAPHY
BLOG POSTS
Weston Olson

Weston Olson

Agronomist,
BioLumic

BIOGRAPHY
BLOG POSTS
Jeff Shaner

Jeff Shaner

Soybean Product Lead,
AgVenture Seed Company

BIOGRAPHY
BLOG POSTS
Ben Wiegmann

Ben Wiegmann

Field Agronomist,
Beck’s Hybrids

BIOGRAPHY
BLOG POSTS
Brad Zimmerman

Brad Zimmerman

Director for the Tazewell County Soil and Water Conservation District

BIOGRAPHY
BLOG POSTS

Lynda Anderson

Agricultural
Economics

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Kelli Bassett

Sales Representative,
Pioneer

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Jason Boehler

M&M Service Company,
Regional Sales Agronomist

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Jason Carr

Technology Development Representative,
Bayer U.S. – Crop Science

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Adam Day

Agronomy Account Manager,
Northern Partners Cooperative

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Kris Ehler

Sales Agronomist,
Ehler Brothers Co.

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Scott Eversgerd

Field Agronomist,
Pioneer

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Jared Greuel

Owner & Sales Agronomist,
Greuel Farm Service

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Jason Haegele

Region Agronomist,
WinField United

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Jack Hardwick

Soybean Agronomist,
Crop District 6

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Tracy Heuerman

Field Sales Agronomist,
Growmark

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Chad Kalaher

Agronomist,
Beck’s Hybrids

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Jeff Keifer

Agronomic Data & Technology Specialist, Elburn Cooperative Company

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Dawn Kielsmeier

Agronomy Sales Specialist,
Pearl City Elevator

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Nick Marley

Agronomist & Certified Crop Adviser,
Effingham Equity

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Ashley McEwen

Assistant Vice President & Farm Manager, First Mid Ag Services

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Wade Meteer

Sales Representative,
Syngenta

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Rod Moran

District Sales Manager,
Dairyland Seed

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Kevin Nelson

Senior Agronomist,
Prairie Agronomics

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John Niemeyer

Marketing,
Agrium Wholesale Inc.

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Randy Niver

Technical Agronomist,
Asgrow DEKALB

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Bill Orr

Owner,
Agronomic Insights

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Cody Pettit

Field Agronomist,
Corteva Agriscience

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Stephanie Porter

Agronomist,
Golden Harvest

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Aaron Prins

Sales Agronomist,
The Equity

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David Rahe

Certified Professional Soil Scientist, Certified Professional Soil Classifier,
and 4R Certified Crop Advisor

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Harold Reetz

Certified Crop Advisor,
Independent

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Kris Reynolds

Natural Resources Conservationist,
American Farmland Trust (AFT)

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Kelly Robertson

Farm/Agronomy Manager
and GIS Coordinator

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Samantha Schmidgall

Sales Agronomist & Certified Crop Advisor,
GROWMARK-FS System

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Todd Steinacher

Agronomist,
AgrioGold

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Randy Stephens

Sales Representative,
Helena Chemical

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Lance Tarochione

Technical Agronomist,
Asgrow/DEKALB

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Todd Thumma

Certified Crop Adviser,
Golden Harvest

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Mike Wilson

Specialty Products Marketing Coordinator,
Wabash Valley Service Company

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Terry Wyciskalla

Certified Professional Agronomist, a Certified Crop Adviser,
and a 4R Nutrient Management Specialist

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