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China will exempt American soybeans and pork from its latest round of tariffs, in what appears to be another move to ease tensions between the countries as they prepare for a new round of trade talks. Chinese state news agency…


At an event in Washington, D.C., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Department of the Army Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James announced that the agencies are repealing a 2015 rule that impermissibly…


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AgCentric, Minnesota State’s Northern Center of Excellence is excited to announce the addition of farmer mental health services through Monica McConkey. McConkey comes to AgCentric with a strong agricultural background and a wealth of behavioral health experience. McConkey grew up…


The University of Minnesota seeks mentors to guide college students and post-docs exploring careers in your field. The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) matches industry professionals with CFANS students and post-docs who are seeking guidance and…


USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Rickey Dale “R.D.” James toured the Melvin Price Locks and Dam Wednesday to discuss the importance of waterways to the competitiveness of agriculture and the economy. During the…


The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Rural Finance Authority reminds beginning farmers and asset owners to apply by Oct. 1, 2019 for the tax credit for the sale or lease of land, equipment, machinery, and livestock. To qualify, the applicant…


The American Soybean Association (ASA) is pleased with news over the weekend that the Trump administration has reached an agreement “in principle” with Japan, a top 10 export market for soybeans. In a statement released Sunday, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue…


The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) condemned the Environmental Protection Agency’s granting of 31 retroactive small refinery exemptions for 2018 as a fundamental failure to uphold the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). “Less than two months after vowing to always protect and…