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Patrick O’Leary was re-elected chair of the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) Tuesday at the Council’s June meeting. Cole Trebesch (Springfield, Minn.) will once again serve as vice-chair; Pat Sullivan (Franklin, Minn.) remains as secretary and Joe Serbus…


Following the 1996 U.S. commercialization of glyphosate-tolerant soybeans (Roundup Ready), more than 40 different weed species have become tolerant to the glyphosate herbicide. This diminishes the utility of the glyphosate-tolerant soybean varieties, and threatens the loss of that valuable tool…


This article appears in the May-June issue of Soybean Business Magazine. Click here to read the digital version. Farmers don’t like scouting for aphids, and anyone that says they do is lying. At least that is how Phil Glogoza says he feels…


Minnesota Soybean has hired a summer intern to work within the marketing and communications department. This intern will assist with various forms of marketing and communications, as well as help with local and state events. This year’s intern is Kaelyn…


Written by David Kee, MN Soybean director of research and Kim Nill, MN Soybean director of market development. Along with my colleague, Kim Nill, I’ve been following the debate on soybean quality. The nerd in me kicks in and my frustration begins to…


As the weather warms, soybean fields are being planted, and the focus on weed control increases. One of the new tools, dicamba for dicamba-tolerant soybeans, continues to evolve. The products really have not changed, but the information concerning proper utilization…


Minnesota has a lower input of fertilizer and pesticide use than other top soybean-producing states, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) 2017 Agricultural Use Survey of soybean producers. The survey gathered data about fertilizer and pesticide use and…


Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this spring need to be aware of large farm equipment moving from farm to farm, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. 


For most people who spot the first signs of skin cancer, detection often begins with the discovery of an abnormal mole. Jay Zielske was diagnosed with Stage IV melanoma in 2014. Jay Zielske’s circumstances are unusual in more ways than…