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Leaders from the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council attended the unveiling of South Dakota State University’s Precision Ag Center. The Council invested checkoff funds into the $46.1 million Raven Precision Agriculture Center building project. “The Council is proud to…


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Soybean oil is a component in a myriad of products, from food to fuel to crayons. But Christina Heineken Woodlee of The Bridge for Youth had no idea this Minnesota-grown commodity could also be converted into sustainable tires. At least…


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After a summer promoting soy-based tires, Minnesota Soybean is nearing the finish line of the “Driving Soy” campaign. The final stretch takes place during the Big Iron Farm Show Sept. 14-16 at the Red River Fairgrounds in Fargo, North Dakota.…


By David Kee and Kim Nill The 2021 U.S. soybean crop year will be variable as a result of weather conditions occurring from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.  After much of the U.S. locations experienced an early, almost idyllic…


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Within the last 20 years, soybean meal (SBM) inclusion levels in pig diets have become heavily dependent on pricing. This is at the detriment of overlooking the value of SBM beyond its primary attributes as a source of amino acids.…


The Ag Innovation Campus dream is beginning to become reality.  After several years of feasibility studies, advocating with legislators and Crookston officials, raising funds, securing crucial permits and navigating a pandemic, construction formally began this week on the Ag Innovation…


After a year without traditional farm trade shows, Farmfest and Big Iron – the region’s most popular ag trade shows – are welcoming people back. And Minnesota Soybean is settling into the driver’s seat. Farmfest is held Aug. 3-5 at…


For the second time in three years, the yearly highlights from Minnesota’s soybean checkoff program earned a national marketing award. Ag Management Solutions, the Minnesota-based company that oversees the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), earned a first-place award…