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With the support of state soybean organizations, including the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, the American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Program and the Northern Crops Institute (NCI) have risen to the challenges of…


Transportation goes hand in hand with agriculture, and Minnesota’s soybean industry was given the opportunity to illustrate just how vital reliable rail service is during a meeting of the Governor’s Council on Freight Rail last month. Minnesota Soybean Research &…


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Months of planning and coordination came together this week as the 2020 Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Grains Conference (GTE) kicked off on a virtual platform. More than 1,000 international buyers and sellers from more than 50 countries were expected…


The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has been receiving reports of residents receiving unsolicited packages of seeds appearing to come from China. Officials in other states, including Louisiana, Utah, Virginia and Washington, have reported similar situations. Any Minnesotan receiving a…


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Two years after the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) embarked upon a See For Yourself Mission to Chile, the South American country is reporting its soybean imports from the U.S. increased during the first part of 2020. “It’s…


A billion dollar trade relationship between Minnesota and Taiwan now involves more than just soybeans. In a goodwill gesture, Taiwan last week shipped 29 boxes containing 100,000 surgical masks to Minnesota’s first responders to assist in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.…


Before international travel grinded to a screeching halt following the outbreak of the coronavirus, Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) Director Patrick O’Leary traveled to Southeast Asia in late January during a nearly two week-long marketing trip to meet…


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The U.S. soy industry is working together to maximize Agricultural Trade Promotion (ATP) program funds from the USDA to support both short-term and long-term strategies that will build new markets for U.S. soybean producers. The focal point of this strategy…