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Glen Groth, a soybean and corn farmer from Winona County, has been appointed to the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, Chair Cole Trebesch announced Friday. Groth replaces the late Rob Hanks, who died in December 2019 after 23 years…


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After taking a one-year hiatus, the University of Minnesota’s Soybean Symposium was primed for a return at its usual location, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska. Then preparations for the coronavirus pandemic engulfed the state, putting the event in peril.…


Student scientists can qualify for an award of up to $2,000 through the Beth Calabotta Sustainability Education Grant. The National Biodiesel Foundation established this grant in 2018 to help deserving full-time students interested in science, research, and biodiesel sustainability. “Beth…


Whether you’re hitting the road for a run or a drive, you can now do so with soy-based rubber technology. U.S. soy is now available in Skechers footwear, thanks to their collaboration with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company —…


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To assist farmers during Minnesota’s “shelter-in-place” order, the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association is offering a template of a work permit for farmers to carry in the event they are asked to show work credentials to law enforcement or state agencies.…


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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) encourages pesticide applicators, farmers, and agricultural professionals to register for an upcoming webinar, “Chlorpyrifos Use in Minnesota” on April 8, 2020, at 12:00 (noon) CST. This webinar will provide information on proper use of chlorpyrifos, label…


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The National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA), a trade association representing owners/operators of oilseed crush facilities, has announced the availability of a new study, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Soybeans & End Products on the U.S. Economy, which examines the…


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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created historic and unprecedented situations in our communities, state, county and world. There are many K-12 students having to learn away from their schools. The Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) resources can be a valuable…