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Kris Folland, an MSR&PC director from Kittson County, contacted me last growing season with a few problem weeds found in soybean fields in his native northwest Minnesota.  The common trait, glyphosate (Roundup) was not controlling the problem. For each, the…


California is the nation's largest biodiesel market, consuming about a quarter of the biodiesel used in the United States. But that distinction didn't happen overnight, Tom Verry, director of outreach and development for the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), told a group…


MANKATO—The DieselSellerz, stars of Discovery’s “Diesel Brothers” show, appeared at MN AG EXPO Wednesday to meet fans and preview the truck the foursome is building for the Minnesota Research & Promotion Council.


Bill Zurn may have started his nine-year run on the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) by winning a coin toss, but the ability to help shape the industry and build relationships across the world gave him a reason…


Being an advocate runs in Joe Serbus’ blood. Serbus, who farmers in Bird Island, Minn., has been involved in many decision-making groups throughout his life. When the opportunity arose to join the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), Serbus…


A farmer’s passion is rooted in helping others. Serving as the District 1, 2 and 3 representatitve for the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), Kris Folland’s main goal is finding solutions for farmers’ needs. Folland currently farms with…


Three Minnesota soybean farmer leaders attended the annual United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) Southeast Asia Agricultural Leadership Summit in Auckland, New Zealand, last week. 


Representatives from the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), United Soybean Board (USB) and United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) were on-hand last week for the International High Oleic Soybean Conference in Bucharest, Romania.