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Biodiesel sets sights on marine fuel  

ISO shipping great lakes MN soybean MSR&PC

Minnesota might be the land of 10,000 lakes, not oceans, but its biodiesel industry has the potential to play a significant role in the future of marine fuel.  Recently, the International Standards Organization (ISO) announced the publication of ISO 8217:2024,…


soybean news msrpc behind the dollar

A checkoff-centric Q&A with Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) Director Ben Storm.   Read below to find out his thoughts on the Council’s Behind the Dollar initiative.  This interview has been edited for length and clarity.     Q: Give us…


Paul Freeman MSR&PC Mn Soybean NCI

For more than 40 years, the Northern Crops Institute (NCI) has promoted the use of northern-grown commodities, including soybeans, through educational courses, research and technical assistance. NCI’s reach has now expanded to more than 150 countries and technology and space…


Just days after planting his 54th soybean crop in May 2024, outgoing Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) President Bob Worth sat down for an exit interview in his farm shop in Lake Benton. After two years as president, Worth was…


soybean news msrpc behind the dollar

A checkoff-centric Q&A with Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) Director Gene Stoel. Read below to find out Gene’s thoughts on the Council’s Behind the Dollar initiative and the state of the soy checkoff. This interview has been edited…


As the 2024 planting season winds down, farmers are hoping for sunshine. Fingers crossed. With their seeds mostly in the ground, directors from the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) are gearing up to begin spraying their crops. They just need…


Baseball, like farming, has its rituals. Perhaps one of the best-known baseball rituals is the seventh-inning stretch and its accompanying novelty song, “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” When the tune fills the stadium, the crowd can’t help but…


soybean news

The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) and Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) are reminding pesticide applicators of state-specific restrictions for the use of dicamba herbicide for the 2024 growing season. Engenia by BASF, Tavium by Syngenta and XtendiMax by Bayer…