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The American Soybean Association (ASA) recognized a Minnesota farmer as one of four regional winners of the 2021 Conservation Legacy Award. Brian Ryberg, a Buffalo Lake farmer, earned the Upper Midwest Region award. Joining Ryberg are: • Jason Russell, Monticello,…


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The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) ended winter load increases in the CENTRAL frost zone Thursday, March 4 at 12:01 a.m. MnDOT will start spring load restrictions (SLR) in the south, southeast and metro frost zones beginning Thursday, March 4,…


The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association commends the recent proposal from the Metropolitan Council to invest $122 million for 143 new biodiesel buses to add to the Metro Transit’s fleet. The new buses would account for about 15% of the Metro…


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Members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) have completed the organization’s annual resolutions process to set the tone and direction for policy advocacy in the weeks and months ahead. As is typical with any “out with the old, in with…


Profinium is a one-stop shop for ag-lending and insurance needs, the company told farmers during the fourth episode of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association’s Spill the Beans webinar series (please note: there were audio difficulties from the 16 to 24-minute…


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The American Soybean Association (ASA) congratulates Tom Vilsack as he returns as head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Secretary Vilsack gained choice experience in the same role as part of President Obama’s administration and was known as a staunch…


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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a new position on Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) small refinery exemptions. After carefully considering the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit decision from January 2020, the agency now supports the court’s…


U.S. Representatives Angie Craig and Dusty Johnson (R-SD), co-chairs of the Congressional Biofuels Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation to ensure transparency and predictability to the Environmental Protection Agency’s small refinery exemption (SRE) process. The Renewable Fuel Standard Integrity Act would require…