Soy Squad

Soy Squad is a unique opportunity for collegiate students looking to gain insight into associations, specifically the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA). The Soy Squad meets four to five times a year with the topics of discussion including, but not limited to: ISA overview, research, demand, policy, education, and personal/professional development.


  • Have the ability to attend all regular scheduled meetings.
  • Must be attending a two or four year college/university in the state of Iowa.
  • Pursuing a major in an agriculture/agriculture related field.



2022-23 Schedule

The Soy Squad will plan to meet on the following dates.

     Session 1:      November 2, 2022 (ISA Office, Ankeny, Iowa)
     Session 2:      January 31 - February 1, 2023 (Soy Summit, Des Moines, Iowa)
     Session 3:      February 16, 2023 (Innovation to Profit, FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny, Iowa)
     Session 4:      March 23-24, 2023 (TBD)

Why should you apply?
Members of the Soy Squad will have unique opportunities to network with farmer leaders and industry professionals, gain insights and knowledge of the soybean industry, and grow personally and professionally.

ISA will cover all lodging and meal expenses.

Interested in being a part of the Soy Squad?
Applications will reopen in the summer of 2023. If you have additional questions, e-mail Julia Edlefson. (