John Deere Combine in soybean field

(Photo: Iowa Soybean Association / Joclyn Bushman)

Innovation to Profit Series - Waterloo

Date & Time: February 15, 2024 | 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: SingleSpeed Brewing Co. 325 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701

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 

ISA Research in Action

Evan Brehm, ISA conservation agronomist; Anthony Martin, ISA data analyst and Alex Schaffer, ISA research agronomist

Throughout 2023, the Iowa Soybean Association collected data on cropping and conservation practices that improve your bottom line. Join ISA’s research team for an overview of recent trial results, future trial opportunities, cost-sharing opportunities and upcoming programming. Explore ways to improve your operation and increase ROI using locally relevant data.

PM Session

Using Data to Improve Nitrogen and Fertilizer Management

Melissa Miller, Iowa Nitrogen Initiative project director

Join Melissa Miller and the Iowa Nitrogen Initiative team for a project overview and recent trial result report. Gain insider knowledge on the decision support tool development process, 2024 trial opportunities and the optimal nitrogen rate for a variety of management and weather conditions. Interact with the Agricultural Production Systems sIMulator (APSIM) model and understand how it partners with INI data to enhance nitrogen decision making.  


SingleSpeed Brewing Co.

325 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701

Additional Information

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

Registrations are now closed

If you would like to attend a research meeting, view our events page to see what meetings still have openings. If you have additional questions, e-mail Julia Brenizer at