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Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) Director Rochelle Krusemark has been re-elected to her post as a United Soybean Board (USB) director, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced this week. “I truly appreciate the time and expertise…


After a triumphant appearance in August, a pair of DieselSellerz returned to Elko Speedway for the Bandit Big Rig Series Finale on Saturday, Oct. 13. Also making an encore was Indomitus, the 6×6 Ford F550 truck custom built for the…


Each month, I receive inquiries from overseas soybean buyers seeking help in purchasing U.S. soybeans or soy products. I match those inquiries with potential Minnesota exporters of the soybeans/soy products sought, then later help arrange and host visits to Minnesota…


For soybean farmers and agronomists doing soil fertility sampling and testing this fall, “it’s also a great time to pull soil samples for soybean cyst nematode (SCN) testing while you’re in the field,” says Sam Markell, North Dakota State University…


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The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), in partnership with the Minnesota Farm Bureau (MFB) Foundation and Minnesota State Patrol Commercial Vehicle Inspectors, has updated and reprinted the Agriculture Transportation Handbook with state and federal statutes, rules and exemptions for…


Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) Director Bob Lindeman hosted eight Cambodian and Nigerian animal nutrition executives at his farm in Brownton, Minn., on Sept. 27, 2018. These nutritionists were on a trip through Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota as…


The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), in collaboration with University of Minnesota Extension, has confirmed a new Palmer amaranth infestation in a soybean field in Redwood County. In mid-September, a farmer noticed several weeds he suspected as Palmer amaranth –…


In late July, Minnesota Soybean CEO Tom Slunecka traveled to Taiwan with a Minnesota Department of Agriculture-sponsored trade team in hopes of driving more sales for Minnesota ag commodities while protecting a crucial export market. During the visit, the trade…