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Minnesota supports more than 30,000 nonprofits across the state. Nonprofits are essential, and employ about 14% of the state’s workforce. Whether it’s a food bank, an athletic organization, first responder groups, homeless shelter or health care provider, nonprofits need our…


The Ag Innovation Campus dream is beginning to become reality.  After several years of feasibility studies, advocating with legislators and Crookston officials, raising funds, securing crucial permits and navigating a pandemic, construction formally began this week on the Ag Innovation…


After a year without traditional farm trade shows, Farmfest and Big Iron – the region’s most popular ag trade shows – are welcoming people back. And Minnesota Soybean is settling into the driver’s seat. Farmfest is held Aug. 3-5 at…


For the second time in three years, the yearly highlights from Minnesota’s soybean checkoff program earned a national marketing award. Ag Management Solutions, the Minnesota-based company that oversees the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC), earned a first-place award…


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The 78 farmer-leaders of the United Soybean Board (USB) approved new projects designed to drive innovation, increase value and create additional demand for U.S. soybeans — ultimately increasing profitability for U.S. soybean farmers. During the organization’s summer board meeting, July…


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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is hosting a series of free waste pesticide collections available to 11 northwestern Minnesota counties. Residents from Beltrami, Cass, Clay, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau counties…


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Join soybean checkoff-funded researchers for a bonus Strategic Farming: Field Notes edition Friday, July 16 at 7:30 a.m. to discuss cupped soybean leaves. Cupped soybean leaves are no rarity in Minnesota; however, the number of fields with cupped, wrinkled, and…


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Sibley 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 Nicollet/Sibley County Soybean and Corn Board will join the Minnesota…