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The droughty growing season revealed some “oopsies” and unusual disease occurrences in fields. Stephanie Porter reviewed the 2023 growing season during an ISA Field Talk event.
The Illinois Soybean Association doubled the number of soybean production research projects approved for fiscal year 2024.
Gracie Murphy, National FFA eastern region vice president from Illinois, shared an update with AgriNews as she prepares for the National FFA Convention.
The road to Illinois FFA Major State Office is not a smooth path and the officers learn quickly that their term is very busy; however, it is among the most fulfilling journeys on which a teenager can embark.
The Du Quoin State Fair reflects the spirit of a region. That region is southern Illinois and Josh Gross, the manager of the fair, is proud of the unique aspect of Illinois’ “other” state fair.
Illinois Agri-Women has awarded five scholarships for females studying agriculture. One $1,500 IAW Helen Henert Agriculture Education Scholarship has been awarded to Mallory Ames, an agriculture education major.
As the National FFA eastern region vice president, Gracie Murphy has met members and been involved in events across the nation, including eight state conventions.
Current research efforts are leading to a clearer picture of the incidences and severity of soybean foliar and stem diseases.
As the 95th Illinois FFA State Convention draws near, the Illinois FFA state officer team has been busy putting the finishing touches on the annual extravaganza.
The ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoys are a critical component to the Illinois Soybean Association’s agronomic advantage. These expert individuals are literally in the trenches and in the fields, studying soils, crop growth and pests and making recommendations to growers.
Breaking the stigma of mental health issues is one aspect of helping those who are challenged with stressful situations.
Discussing topics such estate planning and mental health may not be comfortable for family members, but are essential.
John Pike’s career took some unexpected turns and he’s loved every bit of it. Pike was awarded the 2023 ILSoyAdvisor Soybean Master Adviser Award and was recognized at the Illinois Soybean Association’s Soybean Summit.
If it’s January, you’re most likely to find Matt Rush on the road and on his way to a meeting.
The successes by farmers and the accomplishments by the state’s Department of Agriculture were highlighted to open the Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable.