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The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) finalized its policy resolutions and hosted the state’s farming community during a full agenda of networking and advocacy at the annual MN Ag Expo in Mankato. MSGA co-hosts MN Ag Expo with the Minnesota…


Once again, the annual MN Ag Expo has every corner of the the agriculture field covered. Join the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) and the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) for the 2024 MN Ag Expo Jan. 17-18 at the…


The U.S. Department of the Treasury has issued long-awaited guidance on the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Credit (40B) established by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), and the news is positive for U.S. soybean farmers. “America’s soybean farmers are always innovating in…


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Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) President Bob Worth is joining Gov. Tim Walz on a trade mission to Australia, from Nov. 10-18. Stops include the major business centers of Sydney and Melbourne, with mission goals of growing the state’s exports…


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On Oct. 10, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack swung through Rochester following a stop in Iowa, where the secretary touted the department’s rural development initiatives and investments in the Midwest’s meat industry. During the stops, Vilsack also called out ongoing efforts…


Soybean harvest is ramping up across Minnesota and will soon be in full swing. Before they find themselves up to their necks in harvest duties, the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) officer team headed to Washington, D.C., Sept. 18-20 to…


Minnesota Soybean Growers Association Executive Director Joe Smentek has joined a Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA)-led business development mission to Japan from Sept. 8-15 to celebrate the rich history of trade and investment between Minnesota and Japan and identify new…


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.…