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This is the second in a three-part series featuring a new video collection that highlights how nematologists, soybean breeders and plant geneticists are focused on bringing new tools to soybean growers in the fight against parasitic nematodes. Click here to…


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Palmer amaranth is a high-impact agronomic weed species that has cost the United States agriculture industry billions of dollars since its discovery outside of its native range in the southwestern U.S. and northwestern Mexico. Over the last 20 years, it…


soybean biodiesel

Per Minnesota law, Minnesota will move to a 20 percent biodiesel blend (B20) during the summer months before reverting back to five percent biodiesel blend (B5) on Oct. 1. This is the fourth year of a B20 requirement in Minnesota.…


Soy checkoff research funding and partnership with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has led to a multi-decade commitment by the tire manufacturer to source sustainably produced U.S. soybean oil, phasing out petroleum-derived oils from its products by 2040. The initial…


“Let’s Talk Todes” video series highlights how researchers are combating parasitic nematodes. Understanding in more detail how parasitic nematodes like soybean cyst nematode (SCN) and Southern root-knot nematode (SRKN) establish elaborate feeding sites deep within the roots of soybean plants…


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Tom Slunecka, CEO of the Minnesota Soybean & Research Promotion Council, was just getting started highlighting the range of investments and initiatives from the soybean checkoff. “This list is so long – I could’ve spoken to you for hours because…


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The United Soybean Board released the results of a consumer survey, shedding light on the needs and perceptions of people nationwide about their food supply. Farmers’ dependability in regard to nourishing the world has not gone unnoticed. U.S. farmers rank…


Spring brings planting season for Minnesota farmers. That means more tractors pulling planters and other farm equipment down highways and roads across the state. That also means increased potential for farm-equipment-related accidents between motorists and those farmers. The federal Agricultural…