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Gov. Tim Walz urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to extend the biodiesel credit in a letter the Governor issued late Thursday afternoon to the speaker’s Washington, D.C. office. “The biodiesel incentive has lapsed over the past 14 months. Minnesota producers –…


The Governors’ Biofuels Coalition will name Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to serve as the 2019 chair of the coalition, a move that has the support of Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen along with thousands of corn and soybean farmers throughout…


Leon Schoenrock has been farming for as long as he can remember. His father, Lester, passed away when Leon was only seven. Leon’s brother, 10 years his senior, and their mother operated the family farm near New Richland, Minn., before…


Federal appeals court judges in the 9th Circuit agreed Wednesday to grant a rehearing regarding the 2018 decision ordering EPA to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos. The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) was the lone state soybean organization to sign onto…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association is seeking participation from Minnesota soybean farmers in a brief conservation survey, conducted by the American Soybean Association. All answers are confidential and will not be shared individually, but aggregated across the state and nation.…


The American Soybean Association (ASA) is now accepting applications for the Ag Voices of the Future program, sponsored by Valent USA. This program is for young people interested in improving their understanding of major policy issues that impact soybean farmers,…


Not many attendees were feeling the heat at the 2019 MN AG EXPO, but the brisk temperatures didn’t diminish the lively atmosphere at Minnesota’s premier indoor ag trade show. Held over two days at the Verizon Center in Mankato, Minn.,…


Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices in 20 Minnesota counties will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has…