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Leaders from the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council attended the unveiling of South Dakota State University’s Precision Ag Center. The Council invested checkoff funds into the $46.1 million Raven Precision Agriculture Center building project. “The Council is proud to…


The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting grant applications for applied crop research to improve the agricultural product quality, quantity, or value of Minnesota’s $10 billion crop industry. MDA anticipates awarding roughly $1 million in total. Minnesota-based organizations…


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Soybean oil is a component in a myriad of products, from food to fuel to crayons. But Christina Heineken Woodlee of The Bridge for Youth had no idea this Minnesota-grown commodity could also be converted into sustainable tires. At least…


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By Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance Nearly a year ago, the Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance sent out an alert that a crisis was taking place in containerized shipping of agricultural products. A major shipping line had told North American…


Research compiled by Bruce Potter, University of Minnesota Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist. The goal of this checkoff-supported project is to improve the understanding of short- and long-term changes in the insects and pathogens affecting Minnesota soybean production, their impact…


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CHS Inc., the nation’s leading agribusiness cooperative, has announced a major soybean refinery expansion and renovation project at the CHS Mankato soybean processing plant, driven by global oil demand. The more than $60 million project is the second phase of…


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After a summer promoting soy-based tires, Minnesota Soybean is nearing the finish line of the “Driving Soy” campaign. The final stretch takes place during the Big Iron Farm Show Sept. 14-16 at the Red River Fairgrounds in Fargo, North Dakota.…


Each year, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) directs checkoff dollars in the United States Meat Export Federation (USMEF). For the state’s farmers – each of whom pay into the checkoff – the investment into USMEF helps improve…