Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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USB Leader expresses concerns about affect of a larger Panama Canal

The pending expansion of the Panama Canal holds significant implications for U.S. soybean farmers, who depend on U.S. ports to export their harvested beans around the world, said Phil Bradshaw, a United Soybean Board...

CARD study says ethanol saved consumers money at the pumps

The increased use of ethanol reduced wholesale gasoline prices by an average of $0.89 per gallon in 2010, according to a new study conducted by economists at Iowa State University and the University of...

Checkoff helps bring more biobased products to consumers

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan recently unveiled the first 60 products that will bear the new USDA BioPreferred product label for certified biobased products. This label designates biobased products that are composed...

Dalrymple requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for spring flooding

N.D. Governor Jack Dalrymple on Friday sent a letter to President Obama requesting a federal disaster declaration for 39 counties and three reservations seeking recovery assistance for damages resulting from spring flooding. The declaration...

Princess Kay Finalists to be named May 22

Finalists for one of Minnesota’s most coveted titles will be announced Sunday, May 22, in St. Joseph, Minn., at the conclusion of an event where county dairy princesses will gather.  Midwest Dairy...

Celebrate Mother’s Day with ASA Member Benefit

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8, and American Soybean Association (ASA) members can celebrate the mothers in their life with a 15 percent discount on eligible merchandise when purchasing flowers or gifts through...

SDSU Releases Soybean Germplasm Lines

South Dakota State University (SDSU) has released soybean germplasm lines to help plant breeders elsewhere incorporate desirable qualities such as high protein and low linolenic acid into their own soybean varieties. This is the...

NCGA Helps Ease Crop Insurance Concerns

With news of the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to open the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway in southern Missouri to ease some of the swell in the Mississippi River, farmers affected by the floods...

Ethanol bill introduced to phase out blenders’ tax credit

Senators Chuck Grassley and Kent Conrad introduced legislation on Wednesday that would modify subsidies for the ethanol industry instead of abruptly ending them. The bill would extend for two years the tax credit for...

ND Governor declares winter storm emergency

Gov. Jack Dalrymple yesterday issued an executive order declaring a winter storm emergency as a result of last weekend’s storm that struck western and central North Dakota. Dalrymple also waived service...

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