Jennifer Jones recaps the annual Soybean Summit, spotlighting Illinois college students and their soybean production research. Students had the unique opportunity to present research to farmers and industry members.
Annually, the Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council (NREC) invites stakeholders to provide input on existing and upcoming research priorities. Don't miss the chance to participate in the survey and attend the 2024 Investment Insights Live event on February 15th in Champaign.
From farmdoc: Jonathan Coppess provides a regional overview of soybean adoption by American farmers, spanning over a century. He explains how the pace of adoption and the changes in crop rotations were not uniform among the states and crops.
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Illinois Corn and Illinois Soybean Association collaborated to present the Water Testing Challenge to Illinois FFA chapters. This hands-on, educational program challenged students to sample water from different areas on the farms and analyze that data with a report that included improvement suggestions and management changes with explanations on why it should change.
A team of researchers has been collaborating on a complex project to enhance Soybean Cyst Nematode resistance with long-term, strategic SCN management. The project, supported by the North Central Soybean Research Program, holds great potential for soybean farmers.
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and government relations efforts, while the membership program, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) and the Illinois Soybean Growers PAC actively advocates for positive and impactful legislation for farmers at local, state and national levels. ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean farmers through promotion, advocacy, research and education with the vision of becoming a trusted partner of Illinois soybean farmers to ensure their profitability now and for future generations.