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The two-year slog toward tax relief for Minnesota farmers finally ended on Wednesday when Gov. Tim Walz signed the state’s largest bonding bill into law. The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) applauds Gov. Walz, the House and the Senate for…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association applauds Gov., Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan following this week’s announcement of a $7.7 million plan to support agricultural producers, meat processors and farmers impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Minnesota supports nearly…


Finally, relief is in sight for Minnesota farmers. The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) is thrilled and thankful that full Section 179 conformity has passed the Minnesota House of Representatives and Senate as part of the state bonding and tax…


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MSGA annual meeting to be held in-person with livestream option After careful consideration and discussion among their respective boards, the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association and the Minnesota Corn Growers Association have announced the annual MN AG EXPO, the state’s premier…


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Each year the United States Trade Representative (USTR) asks for comments concerning trade barriers to publish in their 700-page National Trade Estimate Report on foreign trade barriers. For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, the Minnesota Soybean Growers…


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Ag industry leaders, including American Soybean Association Director and Minnesota farmer Jim Kukowski, joined House Agriculture Committee Members last week to discuss an issue threatening to derail precision agriculture, which Kukowski notes as one of the greatest technological advances on…


Representative Collin C. Peterson and North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong introduced the bipartisan Landowner Easement Rights Act that would place a 50-year limit on conservation easements under the Department of Interior and give owners of existing easements the option to…


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Last week, by a vote of 359-57, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the government through Dec. 11. The CR includes critical provisions that allow the USDA to use the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)…