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This story first appeared in the September-October 2018 issue of Soybean Business.  From a young age, Suzanne “Suzy” Sukalski learned to embrace the unexpected. After all, she is a farmer’s daughter. “Things aren’t always what you expect them to be,”…


Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. “Harvest season is getting in full swing across the…


Even when you take precautions, a farm can be a dangerous place. Equipment, livestock and other dangers pose risks for families and employees that are not found in other environments. These unique dangers require unique preparation. The National Ag Safety Database and…


Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council Directors Jim Willers, Keith Schrader, Cole Trebesch and Minnesota Soybean Director of Market Development Kim Nill attended the fifth annual High Oleic Congress in Montreal, Canada in early September. The conference brought together industry…


The DieselSellerz made their highly-anticipated appearance at the Big Iron Farm Show, the upper Midwest’s largest farm show, this week in West Fargo, N.D. The stars of Discovery’s “Diesel Brothers” were stationed in the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council…


Two new faces with backgrounds in Minnesota agriculture joined Minnesota Soybean this week. Katelyn Blackwelder and Sam Johnson are both joining the organization as regional project managers, and began working this week with local corn and soybean county boards. Blackwelder…


More than 700 attendees from more than 53 countries gathered in Kansas City, M.O., for the 6th Annual U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Tradeshow. The event took place from Aug. 28-30. This year for…


dieselsellerz truck

The DieselSellerz, stars of Discovery’s “Diesel Brothers,” are making their way up to the north country. The foursome will appear alongside “Indomitus,” the biodiesel-powered truck built for the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), at the Big Iron Farm…