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U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and a bipartisan group of 16 colleagues, including Sen. Tina Smith, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan urging the EPA to raise Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)…


In December 2023, the Department of Treasury first recognized soy as an eligible sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) feedstock in initial guidance through a Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) pathway, a decision welcomed by soybean groups, including the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association.…


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In honor of Earth Week 2024, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer announced that USDA is funding more than 80 clean energy projects in Minnesota to lower energy bills, expand access to domestic biofuels and…


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…


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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…


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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…