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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.…


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…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association delivered formal comments Monday in opposition to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s proposed Clean Cars Rule. “There is no room in One Minnesota for California,” MSGA President Jamie Beyer wrote in her comments. “Minnesota has…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association commends the recent proposal from the Metropolitan Council 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…


soybean news

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a new position on Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) small refinery exemptions. After carefully considering the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit decision from January 2020, the agency now supports the court’s…


U.S. Representatives Angie Craig and Dusty Johnson (R-SD), co-chairs of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure transparency and predictability to the Environmental Protection Agency’s small refinery exemption (SRE) process. The Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act would require…