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The third annual Grower-Researcher retreat, sponsored by the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), was held this week at Cragun’s on Gull Lake. “This has become a marquee event for growers, researchers, and industry leaders alike,” says MSR&PC Director…


Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) Director Darin Johnson is a veteran of hosting international trade teams at his family farm in Wells, Minn. “I really enjoy visiting with folks from other countries and finding common ground,” he says. “It’s all…


Patrick O’Leary was re-elected chair of the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) Tuesday at the Council’s June meeting. Cole Trebesch (Springfield, Minn.) will once again serve as vice-chair; Pat Sullivan (Franklin, Minn.) remains as secretary and Joe Serbus…


The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) is pleased to announce the addition of a new director in 2018. In late April, Ben Storm, a soybean grower from Dover, Minn., was elected to serve as the Council’s District 9…


The Lyon County farmer and former Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) chair was honored as the 2018 recipient of the University of Minnesota's College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) Lifetime Achievement Award for his decades-long service…


For Minnesota soybean farmers Pat Sullivan, Kris Folland and Craig Bangasser, the past year with the DieselSellerz has been surreal. Not only were they part of a Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council effort to strike a partnership with the…


From childhood chores to running the operation himself, Ron Obermoller, a District 7 representative for Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), has deep roots in agriculture. A fourth-generation corn and soybean farmer from Nobles County, Obermoller’s agricultural interests are…


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…