MSGA Blog

Petefish’s family roots in farming date back as far he can trace his genealogy. His grandfather, Harold, farmed in Iowa until he moved to Dodge County, Minn., in 1950. Michael's parents divorced when he was young; he lived in Afton,…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) convened its first drift task force meeting Monday at the organization’s headquarters. Minnesota’s first-ever farmer led task force assembled to examine the data and science behind suspected dicamba damage reports in Minnesota and find…


Three Minnesota soybean farmer leaders attended the annual United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) Southeast Asia Agricultural Leadership Summit in Auckland, New Zealand, last week. 


Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) Chair Patrick O'Leary declared his first trip to Japan an unequivocal success. Even during pockets of leisure time, O'Leary opted to engage in ag-related tourism.


Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.


Representatives from the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), United Soybean Board (USB) and United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) were on-hand last week for the International High Oleic Soybean Conference in Bucharest, Romania.


A new academic paper published in Biotechnology for Biofuels shows biodiesel’s benefits are even better than previous models suggest. Updated modeling from Purdue University suggests the advantage of using biodiesel has been underestimated by 10 percent.


The Ag Peer Group is centered in Northwest Minnesota. It is a small group composed of young individuals with diverse backgrounds: farmers, research and graduate students, crop consultants, extension educators, cooperative/association employees and agriculture business employees.