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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has funds available to support safeTALK: Preventing Suicide in Agricultural Communities. This training is for farmers, farm family members, and community members who work with or support them (e.g. federal/state/county agencies, lenders, accountants, veterinarians,…


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The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has announced that signup has reopened for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) as part of the Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. The initial CFAP 2 signup ended on Dec.…


Any change in capital gains tax policy that eliminates or scales back stepped-up basis could result in a massive tax burden on the agricultural sector according to new analysis by the American Soybean Association and the American Farm Bureau Federation.…


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Time to take your golf bag out of storage; bring out the shorts, cleats and shades; and put an iron to your Minnesoyta polo shirt. We’re back! Yes, the rumors are true. After a virtual shift in 2020, the Biodiesel…


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Per Minnesota law, starting April 1 Minnesota will move to a B20 (20% biodiesel) blend during the summer months before reverting back to B5 (5% biodiesel) blend on Oct. 1. This will be the fourth year of B20 in Minnesota.…


Two Redwood County farmers lead the latest new class of emerging leaders who are honing their skills to serve as the voices for U.S. agriculture through the American Soybean Association (ASA) and Corteva Agriscience Young Leaders program. Kelli and Jeff…


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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that USDA is establishing new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market disruptions. The new initiative — USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers…


The format was virtual this year, but directors with the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association arrived from remote locations throughout the state to participate in this year’s Hill Visits with state lawmakers. What a difference a year makes: On March 11,…


U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and John Thune, R-S.D., members of the Senate Agriculture Committee, led their colleagues in a bipartisan letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack to request that he instruct the department to complete the full lifecycle assessment…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association appreciates the Metropolitan Council’s decision to invest $122 million for 143 new biodiesel buses to add to the Metro Transit’s fleet. The new buses would account for about 15% of the Metro Transit’s fleet. “We…


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