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To mark World Egg Day on October 8, ASA/WISHH commends Ghana’s egg and nutrition leaders who are sustaining the momentum for egg nutrition. Ghanaian dietitian Naana Adjei helped create Ghana’s National Egg Campaign Secretariat along with poultry industry leaders and…


Op-Ed by WISHH Chairman and Kentucky farmer Gerry Hayden. The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health’s (WISHH) founding farmer leaders planned for WISHH to work closely with partners when they created WISHH in 2000. I’m proud to say WISHH’s…


A product funded by soybean checkoff dollars has made its way to Minnesota’s roads. Recently, EPIC EsterLink (EL) Dust Suppressant was applied to a gravel road adjacent to a sugar beet piling station near the town of Foxhome in Wilkin County. EPIC EL, commercialized by BioBlend Renewable Resources, is a soy-based dust control product…


Leaders from the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council attended the unveiling of South Dakota State University’s Precision Ag Center. The Council invested checkoff funds into the $46.1 million Raven Precision Agriculture Center building project. “The Council is proud to…


The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting grant applications for applied crop research to improve the agricultural product quality, quantity, or value of Minnesota’s $10 billion crop industry. MDA anticipates awarding roughly $1 million in total. Minnesota-based organizations…


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Soybean oil is a component in a myriad of products, from food to fuel to crayons. But Christina Heineken Woodlee of The Bridge for Youth had no idea this Minnesota-grown commodity could also be converted into sustainable tires. At least…


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By Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance Nearly a year ago, the Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance sent out an alert that a crisis was taking place in containerized shipping of agricultural products. A major shipping line had told North American…


Research compiled by Bruce Potter, University of Minnesota Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist. The goal of this checkoff-supported project is to improve the understanding of short- and long-term changes in the insects and pathogens affecting Minnesota soybean production, their impact…