2024 Leadership Award Nomination

Do you know an individual who performs outstanding work on behalf of Iowa soybean farmers and the farming profession? If so, now is the time to nominate deserving individuals for one of eight Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) Leadership Awards. Click on each award below for additional information.

Legacy of Leadership

This award is presented to an ISA member who has established a history of leadership and has taken an active role in advancing the goals of ISA

New Leader

This award is presented to an ISA member who has recently grown their involvement in ISA programming and shown outstanding leadership skills in their community and/or state.

Innovator in Production Research

This award recognizes an individual or organization leading the way in the use of precision agriculture technology and worked to discover, validate and manage practices to improve soybean profitability.

Environmental Leader

This award recognizes an ISA member who is committed to practices that improve environmental performance through work with the ISA Research Center for Farming Innovation.

Friend of the Iowa Soybean Farmer Award

This award recognizes an elected leader, reporter or other ISA partner who has shown a deep understanding of the agricultural issues and supported Iowa soybean farmers through their actions.

Advocate for Iowa Agriculture

This award recognizes an individual, organization or company who effectively and accurately tells the story of modern agriculture and actively builds bridges between Iowa farmers and consumers.

Policy Champion

This award recognizes an ISA Advocate Member who actively participated in advocating for policy and regulatory issues benefiting farmers and the soybean industry and has a proven track record of personally engaging elected leaders on these issues.


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Nomination Form

Nominations are due October 5 , 2023. To be considered for the award, the nomination must include all required fields below. To upload your nominations in a PDF or Word document instead, just type UPLOADED in the nomination information fields. If you have additional questions, e-mail Mickayla Jordan. (mjordan@iasoybeans.com)

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