John Deere Combine in soybean field

(Photo: Iowa Soybean Association / Joclyn Bushman)

Innovation to Profit Series - Storm Lake

Date & Time: February 6, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Siebens Forum, Buena Vista University, 610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, IA 50588

Locally led, locally relevant and locally driven.

What to expect

  • Research opportunities to boost your profitability, productivity and sustainability;
  • Engage with farmers to discuss challenges and opportunities in your area; and
  • Get to know your regionally-based Iowa Soybean Association agronomists, conservation agronomists and producer services team. 

AM Session

Managing Seed Population with Nutrition and Water

Dr. Alexander Litvin, ISA research agronomy lead and Dr. Chris Hay, affiliated assistant professor at Iowa State University

Maximizing yields requires balancing available resources with Iowa’s unpredictable weather. Explore how data from seeding trials and the Iowa Nitrogen Initiative can help inform your farm’s water and fertilizer management plan for 2024. Walk away with the data needed to properly manage water and improve field nutrition.

PM Session

Enhancing Conservation Adoption in Northwest Iowa

Anthony Martin, ISA data analyst and Ryan Johnson, ISA conservation agronomist

How can ISA help advance conservation efforts on your farm? Learn the benefits of conservation adoption and long-term cover crop trials through ISA. Explore current cover crop cost share opportunities and insight into the new upcoming tax credit incentive.


Siebens Forum, Buena Vista University

610 W 4th St, Storm Lake, IA 50588

Turn on College Ave. to park in Lot K or Lot L

Additional Information

Looking to continue your education and expand your knowledge?
Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) credits for this event are currently pending. 

Register today to reserve your spot

Submit your registration by using the form below. If you have additional questions, e-mail Paige Whitney at