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While state agencies have put on hold rulemaking for water permitting fees and “Clean Cars,” other rulemaking efforts in Minnesota remain in effect. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is holding its draft permitting period for NPDES permits for feedlots. The…


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Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after spring planting should make an appointment with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office before the applicable deadline. July 15 is a major deadline for most crops, but acreage reporting…


After nearly a year of advocating on the Hill and online for a new North American free trade deal, the American Soybean Association (ASA) and Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) celebrate the historic July 1 implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada…


The American Soybean Association (ASA) and Corteva Agriscience are seeking applicants for the 2021 ASA Corteva Agriscience Young Leader Program. The Young Leader Program, sponsored by Corteva Agriscience and ASA, is a two-phase educational program for actively farming individuals and…


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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has awarded $537,000 to combat noxious weeds across Minnesota. Thirty-five projects are being funded though the 2020 Noxious Weed and Invasive Plant Grant. The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association has long advocated for funding to…


Sen. Amy Klobuchar led a bipartisan group of 16 senators, including her colleague, Sen. Tina Smith, who urged EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler to immediately reject the 52 recently filed exemption petitions for prior compliance years. The letter expresses the senators’…


Originally set to take place in Washington, D.C., the semi-annual National Biodiesel Board Member Meeting went virtual on June 22-24. Two Minnesota soybean farmers joined National Biodiesel Board (NBB) members, farmers, blenders and biodiesel producers from across the country to…


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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has announced details on the Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants Program, with sign up beginning June 23. This program will make available $10,000 grants to Minnesotan owned and operated businesses that…


The Ag Innovation Campus board of directors certified its elected officers during a virtual board meeting Friday. Mike Skaug, vice president of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, was named chair of the AIC. “I’m honored my fellow directors have elected…


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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) denied late Friday afternoon the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association’s request for a 10-day extension of the June 20 dicamba application cutoff date. The product cannot be applied in Minnesota after Saturday, June 20. The 2020…


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