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President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program…


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The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) on Thursday, submitted comments to Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) concerning the Chlorpyrifos Special Registration Review. MSGA stressed that Chlorpyrifos is an imperative tool to help sustain soybean yields by combating yield-robbing pests such…


MSGA, along with North Dakota, South Dakota associations, delivers letter to United States Trade Representative The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA), along with associations in two neighboring states, this week submitted formal comments to the Office of the United States…


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The U.S. EPA announced Sept. 14 it will deny “gap-year” small refinery exemption (SRE) petitions filed by oil refineries in an effort to circumvent a January 2020 ruling by Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals that determined the agency cannot extend…


This article originally appeared in the January-February 2017 issue of Soybean Business. It has since been updated. Robert “Bob” Nelsen is a recruiting legend with both the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association and American Soybean Association. “Bob’s positive attitude and outlook…


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USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is reminding Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin producers that the final date to apply for crop insurance for fall-planted crops, such as cultivated wild rice, forage production, grass seed, mint, rye and wheat, is Sept. 30…


From Wannaska to Worthington, nearly 28,000 Minnesotans grow soybeans. Yet fewer than 10 percent are members of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association. “We need to have more representation in our membership,” MSGA Secretary Darin Johnson says. “The fact of the…


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Minnesota farmer and American Soybean Association President Bill Gordon has been appointed to an agricultural trade advisory committee by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Gordon was appointed to the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee…