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Written by Brandon Wipf, a South Dakota farmer and director with the American Soybean Association Stress. Worry. Anxiety. Words with which many ag producers have become all too familiar over the years. With recent depressed prices, bad weather, trade wars…


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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced May 21 additional progress in the implementation of the agriculture-related provisions of the U.S.-China “Phase One” Economic and Trade Agreement (The Agreement), which entered…


The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased to see the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) announce a final rule updating and modernizing its biotechnology regulations under the Plant Protection Act. The Sustainable, Ecological, Consistent, Uniform, Responsible, Efficient (SECURE) rule significantly…


No two legislative sessions are created equal. That maxim has never been more true than in 2020, as a global pandemic upended business as usual in St. Paul. “I’ve never seen anything like this,” says Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA)…


Written by Hallock farmer and MSGA Director Theresia Gillie It has been over three years since the day Keith died by his own hand. The day he died by suicide. So many people want my farm to succeed even though…


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USDA has released the details of its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), the $16 billion COVID-19 relief package for agriculture and, upon reviewing those details, the American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased that soybeans are included, as well as livestock,…


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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) and Farm Service Agency (FSA) will host a webinar today, Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 1 p.m. ET (12 p.m. CT), for farmers, ranchers and other producers interested in applying…


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In 2019, U.S. farmers exported over 3.8 million metric tons of soybeans to Thailand, equating to nearly 40 percent of Thai’s soybean market share. While Thailand continues to show potential as a growing market, this export market may be in…


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From spending Mother’s Day celebrations in the tractor cab to teaching spelling words on the go, learning to juggle motherhood alongside a full-time farming operation is no easy task. But for Minnesota Soybean’s three elected female state board members, strong…


U.S. Senators Tina Smith (D-Minn.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) led a bipartisan effort with Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) in urging the Trump administration to uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and reject requests for the RFS to…


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