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When the late Elmore Leonard suggested to never open a story with a weather reference, it’s safe to say the legendary author never experienced winter in Grand Forks, N.D. Fortunately for the farmers of the Red River Valley, a little…


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Farmers have a problem in Minnesota — soybean aphids are becoming resistant to insecticides incredibly fast. With only three families of insecticides available to treat aphids, losing just one is a big deal. Due to the rise in insecticide-resistant aphids,…


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The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) is so busy during the winter meeting season, it’s safe to say the Council is burning a serious path throughout the state and region. Next up for MSR&PC is the 2019 Prairie…


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Bill Zurn and Gene Stoel, both directors with the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), were named to the United Soybean Board (USB) along with 41 other farmer leaders, the USDA announced this week. “I truly appreciate the time…


Stigma is defined as a disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality or person according to dictionary.com. Suicide in the farming community has its own special twist to the stigma word. “Farmers currently live on the same income they had…


This article will appear in the upcoming November-December 2019 issue of Soybean Business. U.S. soldiers serving overseas frequently find themselves working in all types of extreme weather conditions. Spending so much time outdoors in dry, windy climates often wreaks havoc…


Minnesota is the only state in the country to support organized corn and soybean counties. Each year, these 44 grassroots counties, each led by farmer volunteers, use checkoff dollars to promote agriculture in their communities – from parades to educational…


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It’s not every day a young Minnesota farmer gets the opportunity to share the story of agriculture to an international audience, but this is exactly what Oliver Trebesch, son of Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) Chair Cole Trebesch,…


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