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A tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery and livestock in Minnesota by beginning farmers is still available through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Rural Finance Authority. To qualify, the applicant must be a Minnesota…


American Soybean Association (ASA) President Kevin Scott has confirmed the election of ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) officers and committee members for fiscal year 2021-2022, including the reappointment of Minnesota farmer George Goblish. New to the…


soybean-news

The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association has gone fishing to raise funds for its grassroots advocacy mission. At the 2021 Biodiesel Open, MSGA unveiled its latest fundraising venture, an 8 by 18-foot fish house made in Minnesota with soy-based materials. The…


After two years as vice president, Mike Skaug was named president of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association Monday during the nonpartisan’s organization first in-person board meeting in more than a year. “I’m humbled and honored my fellow directors have put…


golf

The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association is swinging into action and teeing up the return of its annual golf fundraiser. After a virtual shift in 2020, the Biodiesel Open is once again in-person in 2021. For many Minnesota Soybean Growers Association…


soybean news

When she looks back on her two years as Minnesota Soybean Growers Association president, Jamie Beyer joked her term might require an asterisk in MSGA’s history book to signify the oddity of the years 2019-2021. “We can call it ‘The…


soybean news

Agricultural producers with crop insurance can hay, graze or chop cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage at any time and still receive 100% of the prevented planting payment. Previously, cover crops could only be hayed, grazed or chopped after…


Under the pressure of a state shutdown, the nation’s only divided legislature worked with Gov. Walz to sign the $52 billion biennial budget into law, just hours before the July 1 midnight deadline. “Our COVID-19 Recovery Budget makes historic investments…