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The 2020 Prairie Grains Conference, normally held in Grand Forks, N.D., is going virtual this year. The free conference, co-sponsored by the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, takes place Dec. 10 and offers growers a full day of keynote…


Note: This is the final in a four-part series featuring the new video collection. As soybean growers make their seed variety selections for 2021, The SCN Coalition encourages them to talk to a trusted expert – a seed representative, crop…


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As winter rolls in and outdoor work gives way to paperwork and year-end books, why not take a few minutes to become a candidate for election to the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC)? It’s that time of year…


The SCN Coalition wants soybean growers to consider the impacts, if left unmanaged, soybean cyst nematode (SCN) can have on their bottom lines. SCN is the No. 1 yield-grabbing pest of the soybean crop in North America, and the Coalition…


In October the Nobel Committee awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier from the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens in Berlin, Germany, and Dr. Jennifer A. Doudna of the University of California, Berkeley.…


Since 2018, soybean oil has been instrumental in rejuvenating roofs across the United States, helping grow the Roof Maxx business to more than 600 location in just two years. “We are disrupting a multi-billion dollar roofing industry and finding our…


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Two of Minnesota’s organized soybean counties have invested checkoff dollars in tomorrow’s agriculture leaders. The Blue Earth County Corn and Soybean Growers and their checkoff dollars are donating to the Mankato FFA chapter to assist with building a greenhouse. The…


No small amount of grit, forward-thinking ideas or farmer leadership helped lead to a momentous day in Crookston on Wednesday as ground was broken for the long-awaited Ag Innovation Campus’s small crush facility. “This is exciting; there are opportunities here,”…