Leadership Opportunities & Election Info

We need you to run as a director

The Indiana Soybean Alliance (ISA) is committed to providing leadership opportunities to Indiana soybean farmers. As a member of the ISA Board of Directors, you’ll represent nearly 28,000 soybean farmers in Indiana who contribute to the soybean checkoff. ISA seeks farmer leaders annually to join the 24-member farmer board.

Director Expectation Statements (Applications) for the 2020 election are due by March 5, 2021. Below are the seats up for election:

District 1- Two open seats  

District 2- Two seats up for re-election 

 District 3- Two seats up for re-election 

 District 4- Two seats up for re-election


Candidate eligibility:

·         Be engaged in the growing of soybeans in the last two years

·         Certify ownership or share ownership and risk of loss of soybeans

·         Fill out director expectation statement and return it to ISA (must be postmarked or faxed by election deadline

·         To see the district map click here.

Election ballots will be distributed to all Indiana soybean farmers in June. To learn more about serving as an ISA director, contact us.

USB Elections

The Indiana Soybean Alliance Board of directors is accepting applications for the United Soybean Board until February 28, 2021. You can find the application form here. United Soybean Board is comprised of 73 volunteer farmer-directors who oversee the investments of the national soybean checkoff on behalf of all U.S. soybean farmers. Indiana has four directors on the USB board and one of the seats is up for re-appointment this year. USB directors serve a three-year term.

Don’t want to be a part of the board, but still want to be a part of ISA? Become a member today!

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American Soybean Association DuPont Young Leader Program

The ASA DuPont Young Leader program is a leadership program designed for soybean growers and their spouses/significant others who are interested in developing their skills to represent the ideals of soybean growers domestically and internationally, and pursue leadership positions at the state and/or national level. The cost of airline flights, hotel rooms, ground transportation, meals, etc. for all participants and their spouses is included.

Applications will be available in June of 2020 for the next ASA DuPont Young Leader program.

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AG Leader Source Online Training Modules

AG Leader Source is an online portal of training modules that provides soybean farmers an opportunity to grow and develop their board leadership skills.

AG Leader Source is supported by the state soybean organizations and the United Soybean Board. It is funded solely with soybean checkoff dollars.

Any soybean farmer can participate in the training sessions. 


AgriInstitute Scholarships

Indiana Soybean Alliance offers tuition scholarships to soybean farmers who are accepted into the Indiana’s Agriculture Leadership Program, AgriInstitute.

Contact us to learn more about the AgriInstitute program and the scholarship opportunities.

Volunteer Opportunities

Share your story with Indiana consumers at the great Indiana State Fair! ISA is looking for farmers, like you, to volunteer at the Glass Barn during the fair for four-hour shifts.

T-shirt, ticket and meal voucher included!

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