Farmers Deliver Improvements to Infrastructure - Indiana Corn and Soy

Farmers Deliver Improvements to Infrastructure

Indiana corn and soybean farmers invest in research and projects supporting the improvement of Indiana’s infrastructure, including roads, railways, bridges, and more.

Indiana Soybean Alliance invests funds into the Soybean Transportation Coalition, which is test piloting bridge alternatives in Indiana counties. This funding has resulted in two major bridge repairs in White County.

Indiana Soybean Alliance and Indiana Corn Marketing Council partner with the Indiana University Public Policy Institute to fund research assessing rural road and bridge needs in Indiana.

PoreShield™

PoreShield™, a soy-based concrete durability enhancer developed in Indiana, extends the life of concrete 5x-9x. PoreShield was developed as the result of a collaboration with the Indiana Soybean Alliance (ISA), United Soybean Board, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), and Purdue University and is now distributed by Crafco, Inc preservation products.

Poreshield™ has been
used by county
highway departments
to treat more than
80 bridges in Indiana.

INDOT has used about 10,000 gallons of Poreshield™ in total.

Infrastructure Resources

Fact Sheet: Infrastructure Improvement Research

Find out more about continued research funded by farmers to improve Indiana infrastructure.

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PoreShield™

Learn more about PoreShield™ and its benefits.

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Report: Rural Roads and Bridge Needs

2022 Research Report from Indiana University Public Policy Institute on rural road conditions in Indiana and plans to improve them.

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External Resources

Learn more about studies and statistics related to Indiana agriculture. Please CONTACT US if you can’t find the resources you’re seeking, and we will work with you to find answers to your questions or connect you to someone who does.

INDIANA SOYBEAN ALLIANCE

INDIANA CORN MARKETING COUNCIL

INDIANA CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION

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