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Members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) have completed the organization’s annual resolutions process to set the tone and direction for policy advocacy in the weeks and months ahead. As is typical with any “out with the old, in with…


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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…


Steven Regan, an agronomist with Asgrow DELAKB, shared his knowledge about the upcoming production challenges and seed selection opportunities for Minnesota farmers during the third episode of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association’s Spill the Beans webinar. “It’s good to be…


Republican and Democratic officials appeared on the second episode of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association’s Spill the Beans webinar on Tuesday to discuss their respective stances on Gov. Walz’s proposed Clean Cars rule. Sen. Nick Frentz (DFL-North Mankato), who serves…


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The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) premiered its Spill the Beans webinar series this week with a presentation from Houston Engineering about Minnesota’s 10-year watershed approach. MSGA President Jamie Beyer hosted the webinar. Houston Engineering, a longtime Minnesota Soybean supporter…


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…


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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…