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Each year, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council invests checkoff resources into unbiased agronomic research that shines a light on pest and weed management, soil health, and breeding and genetics. As with any checkoff-funded endeavor, the goal – improving…


Over the course of two decades, biodiesel has proven to be nothing short of heroic in helping to clean Minnesota’s air. Starting this week, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotional Council (MSR&PC) is debuting a super-powered campaign that highlights the…


For three decades, soybean checkoff resources have improved the bottom lines of the half-million soybean farmers in America and, closer to home, Minnesota’s nearly 28,000 soybean producers. The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council is debuting a new blog series,…


Scientists are developing soybean plants using technologies like CRISPR that could be more resistant to soybean cyst nematode (SCN) and southern root-knot nematode (SRKN) in the future, says University of Georgia Nematologist Melissa Mitchum. As part of The SCN Coalition’s…


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After nearly 4,000 Minnesota farmers received ballots, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) has finalized its 2021 election results. A total of five seats were up for election this season, with four farmers earning re-election and one newcomer joining the Council.   Kittson County farmer Kris Folland (Districts 1, 2 & 3); Rock County farmer Jim Willers (District 7); current MSR&PC Chair and Brown County farmer Cole Trebesch (District 8) and Dover farmer Benjamin…


A new soy-based dust suppressant is now available for roads, construction sites, farms and more, offering a sustainable choice for rural, urban and business communities to improve air quality for people, pets, livestock and crops. A newly released video shows…


The Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) and the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) join the agriculture community in celebrating Earth Day 2021. From the use of biodiesel to innovative production practices, along with the use of renewable products,…


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…