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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,”…


Soybeans were on the minds of university researchers during the 79th annual Minnesota Nutrition Conference in Mankato, Minn. “Soybeans are an extremely complex and variable commodity,” says University of Minnesota Extension Agronomist Seth Naeve, who works on research projects funded…


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…


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…


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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…


The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) recently welcomed a new face to the Council, Ben Storm. The father of soon-to-be-four raises soybeans and show pigs with his wife in Dover, Minn., and will serve as the District 9…


In late August, Minnesota Soybean Director of Market Development Kim Nill met with a a group of 30 international guests representing buyers from developing nations interested in increasing purchases of U.S. soy. The delegation visited the farm of Scott Gillespie…