Jim Isermann serves as ISAP’s Soil Health Specialist, covering Illinois. Jim most recently was a Field Manager for the Soil Health Partnership across Illinois. He graduated from the University of Illinois in 2002 with a Bachelor’s degree in Crop Sciences, and returned home to work on the family farm with his father. He has experience working with cover crops in his previous roles with SHP and as a seed dealer, as well as utilizing annuals and other forages in grazing systems. He currently has a 65-head cow-calf operation. The farm includes 900 acres in Livingston and LaSalle Counties, with 120 acres in permanent forage; the rest are in a corn-soy rotation.
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