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Normally, the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association’s annual meeting is held during MN AG EXPO, serving as a winter reunion for MSGA members and Minnesota’s agriculture community. This year was a different affair, as farmers had to gather virtually to settle…


Soybean news

The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) stood up for farmers and biodiesel producers by voicing opposition to the proposed “Clean Cars Minnesota” rule Wednesday during written testimony as part of a joint virtual meeting with the Environmental and Natural Resources…


U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), expanding eligibility for some agricultural producers and commodities as well as updating payments to accurately compensate…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association will host state political and agriculture leaders during its 2021 Annual Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21. The annual meeting, along with MN AG EXPO, will be held virtually due to ongoing gathering restrictions. Gov. Tim…


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The United States Department of Agriculture has released its Agriculture Innovation Strategy Directional Vision for Research, the culmination of a months-long process of gathering and selecting information from the public — including the American Soybean Association (ASA) and other agriculture…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association is excited to announce a new webinar for 2021. The “Spill the Beans” series will feature speakers covering an array of agriculture-related topics. “Spill the Beans” will be streamed every Tuesday at 9 a.m. on…


Farmer leaders from across Minnesota logged on for the 2020 “Virtual” NYC Big Apple Tour. The tour is hosted each year – this was the first held virtually – to bring an educational component to industry leaders and farmers to…


capitol

Congress has now approved H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, and the American Soybean Association (ASA) is very pleased. The long-anticipated coronavirus relief bill, which passed both chambers with large majorities late Monday evening, will bring needed aid…


soybean news

The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association is pleased to announce John Kriesel, an Iraq War veteran and former state legislator, will serve as the keynote speaker during its upcoming virtual annual meeting. “As a board, we all agreed that after a…


Farms that obtained a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan through an independent lender – and were administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) – are encouraged to review the application steps for PPP loan forgiveness. The CARES Act allowed SBA,…


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