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The partial government shutdown is entering its 20th day as of Jan. 10, and is mere days away from becoming the longest government shutdown in American history. As a result of the shutdown, Farm Service Agency offices throughout the country…


Data released this week from European Commission confirms that United States soybeans have become the leading supplier of soybeans to the European Union (EU). The Jan. 7 update reported that EU imports of U.S. number 5.2 million tones from July…


The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) is embarking on its first-ever, unique opportunity to provide three energetic Minnesota soybean farmers with a hands-on international leadership experience to the Philippines and Malaysia. The tentative travel dates are March 17…


The University of Minnesota and its team of researchers are holding 2019 Research Updates throughout January. There are six locations scheduled for the 2019 Research Updates: Waseca, Rochester and Lamberton (January 8, 9 and 10 respectively) and Morris, Willmar and…


The Linder Farm Network will hold their 15th annual Agricultural Outlook Meetings across Minnesota this January. The meetings will focus on management and marketing strategies for the coming year, and will feature some of the top experts in the country.…


More than 350 farmers and industry members from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the surrounding area gathered this week in Fargo, N.D. for the 14th annual Conservation Tillage Conference (CTC). The CTC is jointly hosted by University of Minnesota…


Written by Joe Smentek, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association Executive Director This week I had the unique opportunity, on behalf of the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) to join five Minnesota soybean farmer leaders on a trip to New…


The 2018 Prairie Grains Conference returned to the Alerus Center this week in Grand Forks, N.D. “Prairie Grains is a great opportunity to reconnect and showcase all the great work that MN Soybean has done,” said Roger Dziengel, a Kittson…


Minnesota County corn and soybean growers boards are getting into the holiday spirit. The Nicollet/Sibley Corn and Soybean Growers Association held their annual winter soy food drive on Dec. 7. “The hardest time for the food shelf is now and…