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The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council’s (MSR&PC) long-term, global vision is paying off, as soy checkoff investments recently led to Uzbekistan purchasing 150 metric tons (MT) of U.S.-origin soymeal.   This marks the second shipment of soybean meal to Uzbekistan…


The population of Uzbekistan is growing and the tourism industry is exploding; as a subsequent result, the poultry and industry are thriving. Thus, the timing was right for the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) to return to the…


Riding in a vehicle on the left-hand side of the road, watching hundreds of motor bikes whiz by in the tropical heat of Southeast Asia, Minnesota farmer Glen Groth and his Northern Soy Marketing (NSM) colleagues arrived ready in Indonesia…


Northern Soy Marketing (NSM), a farmer-led board comprising the soybean checkoff boards of Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Minnesota, is sending a cohort of farmers and industry experts to Indonesia, March 2-9, 2024.   The delegation includes Minnesota Soybean…


Since 2020, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) has invested checkoff dollars into building soy export markets to Uzbekistan, a landlocked country in Central Asia.  Each year the checkoff’s support has returned promising results. In 2022, the first-ever…


It may be a new year, but for the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) working to increase Minnesota soybean exports is still “in,” as it has been since its inception. MSR&PC Director Gene Stoel joined the Minnesota Department…


Sometimes, old habits die hard. In the soybean industry, one of the habits that Northern Soy Marketing (NSM) is aiming to change is basing soybean and soybean meal (SBM) purchases solely on crude protein. An NSM delegation went to Vietnam…


It’s always good to get to know your customers. What they like, what they dislike, and how to improve goods and services. However, it’s not often you get to travel halfway around the world to do so. Minnesota Soybean Research…