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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be the keynote speaker during the General Session at the 2020 Commodity Classic held Feb. 27-29, 2020, in San Antonio, Tex. The General Session is scheduled for Friday morning, Feb. 28, at 9…


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To avoid confusion over the operator/applicator/dicamba certifications, please read below: Even if you are a current certified applicator, you still must attend dicamba label training this winter, either via a classroom event, online training or a webinar. In Minnesota, all…


soybean news

The deadline to enroll in the Agriculture Risk Loss (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program is March 16. If an election is not made, the farm will default to the election made under the 2014 Farm Bill and will…


Fresh off the highly acclaimed MN AG EXPO, the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, in partnership with Beck’s Hybrids, debuted its Successful Farmer Series this week in southern and west central Minnesota. Ag Management Solutions (AMS), which oversees operations of both…


At the direction of President Trump, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Monday the third and final tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. The…


Members of the American Soybean Association (ASA) board of directors from five states attended the United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement signing ceremony at the White House in celebration of the new treaty. ASA represents soy farmers from 30 total soy-producing…


MN AG EXPO 2020 promised something for everyone in agriculture, and delivered in spades. A full trade show floor covered all facets of agriculture – research, financing, water quality, health insurance, equipment, rural policies, value-added products and more. “Think of…


The Trump administration has announced replacement regulation for Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS), which was repealed fall 2019. A spokesperson for the administration said during the announcement that the new Navigable Waters Protection Rule, “represents a promise made [by President…