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Jamie Beyer is ready for her second act. The Wheaton farmer’s first year presiding over the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association hit an unforeseen roadblock in March, when COVID-19 effectively closed down MSGA’s face-to-face advocacy outreach. As a result, MSGA’s fundraising…


Leaders representing Minnesota agricultural advocacy groups, including the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, signed onto a letter Monday imploring the Minnesota legislature to pass full Section 179 conformity during a potential August special session. The letter was written in response to…


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The American Soybean Association (ASA), led President and Minnesota farmer Bill Gordon, will celebrate a century of soybean advocacy in August with a return to the site where it all began. ASA was formed when brothers Taylor, Noah and Finis…


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…


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…


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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This is a developing story… The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) strongly disagrees with the Ninth Circuit Court’s ruling late Wednesday, which overturned EPA’s approval of several dicamba-based herbicides made by Bayer, BASF and Corteva Agrisciences. In a conference call Thursday afternoon,…