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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…


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…


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Alongside representatives from the fashion, auto, energy and telecommunications industries, northern U.S. soybean farmers made their case at a hearing in Washington, D.C., regarding a proposed U.S.-Japan trade agreement. On behalf of Northern Soy Marketing LLC, Tom…


The Northern Crops Council (NCC) met Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Northern Crops Institute (NCI) on the North Dakota State University campus in Fargo, N.D. The NCC, the governing board of NCI, consists of representatives from commodity groups of northern…


Bruce Schmoll, a former Minnesota Soybean Growers Association president and recently retired director, attended the United States Meat Export Federation’s (USMEF) annual Strategic Planning Conference last week in Long Beach, Calif. Schmoll is a former USMEF chair and currently serves…


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In the months leading up to the 2018 election, Minnesota was a national curiosity. After Republicans nearly won the state in the 2016 presidential race, a political picture of the state emerged prior to the 2018 midterms: a blue state with…


Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council Directors Jim Willers, Keith Schrader, Cole Trebesch and Minnesota Soybean Director of Market Development Kim Nill attended the fifth annual High Oleic Congress in Montreal, Canada in early September. The conference brought together industry…