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Minnesota continues to be a leader in soybean production. The North Star State ranks third in commodity soybeans and first overall in specialty/food grade soybeans. The Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance (SSGA), in collaboration with the Minnesota Soybean Research &…


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In late September, the Trump administration announced its plans to sign what it calls a “mini” trade agreement with India by the end of the month, bringing more assurance to growers across the country. “This is welcomed news to soy…


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In late September, the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) approved five biotech varieties, including two soybean varieties, one corn variety and two alfalfa varieties. These varieties were approved under the the MARD Certificates of Food and Feed…


A Philippine trade team of 15 professionals in the feed industry made a stop in Osakis to tour Tim Stelling’s farm on Sept. 6. The farm tour was part of a soybean meal program organized by Mishek Inc. & Associates,…


In June, Worthington farmer and American Soybean Association Vice President Bill Gordon visited Indonesia on a trade team mission with the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). “Right now, with what’s going on with China, increasing our exports to other markets…


The third annual Natto Summit was held in Fargo, N.D., Sept. 3-5 where 23 Japanese natto soybean buyers attended, along with natto suppliers from North Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, Arkansas and Ohio. Natto is a traditional Japanese food made from fermented…


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Twenty participants from across the globe traveled to the Upper Midwest on Aug. 12-16 for an educational overview of the soy industry. Organized by Northern Crops Institute (NCI) in Fargo, N.D., the INTSOY course is a tri-state collaboration to bring…


Earlier this week, Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) had the opportunity to host a pair of international trade teams. Both visits were hosted by the former MSR&PC Chair and Director Keith Schrader on his farm near Nerstrand. Indonesia…