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Farmer leaders from the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) met in the Governor’s Reception Room on March 8 to discuss MSGA’s policy priorities with Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) Deputy Commissioner Andrea Vaubel. Including biofuels in…


Apparently, the adage is true: Everything really is bigger in Texas. For the second consecutive year, Commodity Classic, the nation’s largest agriculture conference and trade show, posted record attendance. More than 11,000 farm families, industry professionals and advocates gathered in…


U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has joined four fellow senators in introducing legislation that would help accelerate the production and development of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) through existing U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs to allow further growth for alternative fuels…


soybean biodiesel

Minnesota farmer and Minnesota Soybean Growers Association Director Chris Hill will continue to spread the good word about biodiesel after being reelected to the Clean Fuels Alliance America governing board. Hill, who earned reelection during the annual Clean Fuels Membership…


soybean news

A federal judge in Minnesota has stayed an ongoing lawsuit involving the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) that challenges the state’s adoption of California’s zero-emission vehicle mandate. “First, the federal emissions standards that are comparably stringent to the ones Minnesota…


A few weeks after speaking at the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association’s (MSGA) August board meeting, Sen. Aric Putnam visited MSGA Vice President Darin Johnson’s farm and seed business Aug. 24 in Wells. “We had a really good conversation,” Johnson said.…


soybean news

Minnesota retail service stations looking to increase access to and sales of motor fuel blends are encouraged to apply for funding currently available through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). The Agricultural Growth, Research and Innovation (AGRI) Biofuels Infrastructure Grant…


Bob Worth has visited with dozens of state and federal officials in his decades of farmer advocacy. On July 31, he notched another advocacy milestone by hosting his first U.S. senator on his Lake Benton farm when Sen. Amy Klobuchar…