The recent appearance of black moths has raised questions, but according to ISA Outreach Agronomist, Stephanie Porter, they are adult green cloverworms. Typically found in soybeans and various other plants, they are not considered serious pests.
Growers and companies are increasingly adopting drones for precise and automated applications of fungicides, insecticides, and fertilizers. ISA Soy Envoy, Matt Herman, discusses how to maximize crop health and yield potential using aerial drone technology.
By Matt Herman|2023-09-21T08:54:25-05:00September 21, 2023|
During harvest, optimizing soybean moisture and timing is crucial for efficiency and yield. Illinois Soybean Association Soy Envoy, Kris Ehler, offers valuable insights and tips, emphasizing the importance of monitoring moisture levels and modifying the combine for field conditions.
By Kris Ehler|2023-09-18T17:51:31-05:00September 18, 2023|
High yield for wheat and double crop soybeans starts now with the combine. Illinois Soybean Association Soy Envoy, Kelly Robertson, shares insight into preparing the combine to roll through the field and residue management for timely and even emergence of wheat and double crop soybeans.
Don't overlook a crucial step before harvest: the calibration of the combine. Calibration ensures accurate yield detection systems, and although it may seem time-consuming, it's essential for high-quality data that can inform decisions for the next growing season.
The Southern root knot nematode presents a substantial risk to soybean yields. In this video, Illinois Soybean Association Soy Envoy, Leo Rocha, discusses symptoms in the field to watch for and shares strategies for control of this pest.
By Leo Rocha|2023-09-14T13:14:14-05:00September 14, 2023|
Jennifer Jones, Illinois Soybean Association Research Agronomist, discusses the importance of integrating livestock into cropping systems to enhance soil health. Jones highlights the benefits livestock bring such as nutrient distribution and increased soil organic matter.
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.