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Sign up for ISA Experience Class today

June 22, 2023 | Kriss Nelson

The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) has an opportunity for those interested in new uses, transportation, policy, communications and more.

The ISA Experience Class will tour Iowa from Aug. 1-3, visiting industries, speaking with soybean leaders, and observing checkoff dollars at work.


August 1

  • Welcome and introductions 
  • ISA overview 
  • Lunch panel with ISA, American Soybean Association and United Soybean Board Directors 
  • Corteva tour and discussion in Johnston 
  • Tour of a media outlet in Des Moines  
  • Check into the hotel 
  • Dinner and social event 

August 2: 

  • Iowa State University Soybean Research Lab in Ames 
  • Farm visit, including ISA’s Research Center for Farming Innovation trials 
  • Landus Cooperative in Ralston 
  • Dinner and social event in Sioux City  

August 3:

  • Wilson Trailer Company in Sioux City 
  • Tour Port of Blencoe 
  • Benson Hill in Creston 
  • Wrap up/farewell 

The class is open to any Iowa soybean farmer 21 years of age or over. ISA will cover the costs of meals and lodging.

Visit to RSVP for this year’s ISA Experience Class by Friday, June 30.