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Fall not only means harvest in agriculture, but also strategizing for the next season. Many farmers are adding high oleic soybeans to their rotation to earn premiums without any added headaches from managing strict growing requirements, learning a new management…


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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is encouraging farmers and agronomists to scout fields now for the invasive weed Palmer amaranth. Palmer amaranth is listed as a noxious weed in Minnesota and was first discovered in the state in 2016.…


As Minnesota gears up for another soybean harvest, the University of Minnesota (UMN) is encouraging farmers to send soybean samples to test soybean quality. “Sending these samples will help the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (MSR&PC), UMN and the…


Funding for equipment that increases availability and access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food to underserved communities is now available, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced. MDA is now accepting applications for the 2020 Good Food Access Program (GFAP)…


The Olmsted/Wabasha County Corn and Soybean Growers understand the importance of farm safety and outreach. They invited Jack Volz, an expert in grain bin entrapment, to participate in their annual plot day to help farmers understand the precautions they should…


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This summer, the Martin County Corn and Soybean Growers and their checkoff dollars made a donation to the Minnesota Ag in the Classroom (MAITC). “Ag education is something that is easily supported in our county,” says Jacob Sukalski, Martin County…


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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for 2021 Noxious Weed and Invasive Plant Grant. Counties, municipalities, tribal governments and weed management entities (including weed management areas) may apply for grants to mitigate noxious weeds around the state.…


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Months of planning and coordination came together this week as the 2020 Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Grains Conference (GTE) kicked off on a virtual platform. More than 1,000 international buyers and sellers from more than 50 countries were expected…