ISA Advocate Membership

Your paid Advocate Membership empowers ISA to positively influence policy and regulatory matters impacting the U.S. soybean industry. We leverage your non-checkoff investment with additional partnerships to engage at the state and federal level to enhance the competitiveness of your farm.

Membership Promotion

If you become an Advocate Member or renew your membership before March 15, you'll be entered into a giveaway for a chance to win either a 28" Blackstone with Hood Bundle or one of three ISA-branded RTIC coolers.

RTIC cooler and Blackstone Grill

 

Farmer Membership

By law, no checkoff dollars can be used to fund legislative activities. Your Advocate Membership empowers ISA to positively influence policy and regulatory matters impacting your farm.

Non-Farmer Membership

Your Advocate Membership affirms your commitment to soybean farmers and empowers ISA to positively influence policy and regulatory matters impacting the soybean industry.

Member Benefits

Access to national affiliations

These non-checkoff resources also support ISA’s commitment to invest and be involved with the American Soybean Association (ASA) , the soybean industry’s national policy arm. When you sign up to be an ISA Advocate Member, you gain access to these resources and information.

ASA logo celebrating 100 yearsASA represents U.S. soybean farmers on domestic and international policy issues important to the soybean industry. ASA has 26 affiliated state associations representing 30 soybean-producing states and more than 300,000 soybean farmers. 

Policy insights delivered to your inbox.

Exclusively for Advocate members, we provide a digital newsletter that details the latest policy movements and issues you should have on your radar. We also alert you about issues that you can take action on immediately. 

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Input on ISA's policy development.

ISA’s policy is developed by and for the membership. Learn more about our policies and the work we are doing on your behalf.

Delegates from each of Iowa’s nine crop districts meet to change or approve ISA’s Policy Resolutions Document each year. The document serves as an advocacy roadmap for soybean farmers and staff. Guiding principles are affirmed pertaining to conservation, trade, biofuels, biotechnology and a host of other soybean-related issues. You can request the document from Matt Herman, ISA chief officer of demand and advocacy.