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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting grant applications for applied crop research to improve the agricultural product quality, quantity, or value of Minnesota’s $10 billion crop industry. MDA anticipates awarding roughly $1 million in total. Minnesota-based organizations…


soybean news

By Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance Nearly a year ago, the Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance sent out an alert that a crisis was taking place in containerized shipping of agricultural products. A major shipping line had told North American…


By David Kee and Kim Nill The 2021 U.S. soybean crop year will be variable as a result of weather conditions occurring from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.  After much of the U.S. locations experienced an early, almost idyllic…


mcleod county

McLeod County farmers and their soybean checkoff dollars are giving back to local first responders this summer – and promoting the diverse uses of soybeans at the same time. The McLeod County Soybean and Corn Board will join the Minnesota Soybean…


soybean news

Written by Bruce Potter, UMN Extension IPM specialist Don’t assume that wilting or dead plants are due to disease, compaction, or drought while checking soybean fields this year. A close look could show that the damage is from one of…


soybean news

As the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council gears up for summer roundtable discussions between farmers, industry and researchers, a second Grower Input Survey is being unveiled to gain valuable insight prior to the regional meetings.   MSR&PC is encouraging…


soybean-news

Gathering together in person for the first time in more than a year, the Northern Soy Marketing (NSM) board of directors met in Brookings, South Dakota, on June 29. The board elected new officers and approving projects for the upcoming…


soybean news

As farmers prepare for a critical stage in their crop’s development when disease and pest pressure can threaten yield and profitability, the soy checkoff and its partners in the Take Action program present Pest Elimination Strategies and Tactics (PEST) Week,…