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The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association strongly disagrees with an administrative law judge’s ruling that clears the way for the Clean Cars rule to go into effect. The ruling, issued by Administrative Law Judge Jessica Palmer-Denig, allows the Minnesota Pollution Control…


In late April, the American Soybean Association submitted comprehensive comments to USDA regarding the department’s climate-smart ag strategy, as called for in President Biden’s Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad. The comments address USDA’s existing…


The Biden-Harris administration has outlined a vision for how the United States can work collaboratively to conserve and restore the lands, waters and wildlife that support and sustain the nation. The recommendations are contained in a report outlining a locally…


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Following President Biden’s address to Congress, the USDA has outlined plans for the American Families Plan as it relates to agriculture. The proposed legislation will still have to pass both the House and Senate. The American Families Plan, the USDA…


The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) is observing April Soyfoods Month by celebrating a West African strategic partner’s latest successes. Yedent Agro Group’s accomplishments are notable in any year. Achieving such resilient results in the midst of…


Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA will open enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) with higher payment rates, new incentives and a more targeted focus on the program’s role in climate change mitigation. Additionally, USDA is announcing investments…


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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking comments on a Department-wide effort to improve and reimagine the supply chains for the production, processing and distribution of agricultural commodities and food products. USDA…


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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has funds available to support safeTALK: Preventing Suicide in Agricultural Communities. This training is for farmers, farm family members, and community members who work with or support them (e.g. federal/state/county agencies, lenders, accountants, veterinarians,…