Category Archives: Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council

A World Food View

Minnesota farmers are among the world’s best at producing food. Whether it’s for people or animals, the state’s farmers are feeding hungry mouths the world over. In 1960, the average American farmer produced enough food for 25 people. Today, thanks … Continue reading

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Get Your Spring On: Lemon Cream Pie

Could Minnesota finally be climbing out of the deep and dark hole that was winter? While April may still bring snow, it’s time for us to banish cold-weather thoughts. It’s time for spring. No matter what Mother Nature throws our … Continue reading

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Animal Agriculture Important to Minnesota’s Economy, Food Supply

Minnesota’s animal agriculture sector continues to help support the state’s economy by adding 8,000 jobs within the past decade, according to a recent United Soybean Board-funded Animal Agriculture Economic Analysis. A successful animal ag industry also benefits the soybean farmers … Continue reading

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Soy to the World

Soybean harvest is wrapping up around Minnesota as farmers gather this versatile oilseed from their fields. One of the state’s most valuable crops, soybeans feed people and animals the world over. Minnesota is the third largest soybean producing state in … Continue reading

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Biodiesel Lowers Food Costs

Biodiesel is helping to keep Minnesota’s air clean, while creating jobs and economic activity around the state. But most people don’t know the meat, eggs and milk on your dinner table are also cheaper thanks to this renewable fuel. Soybeans … Continue reading

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A Harvest, Then a Journey

Each fall, Minnesota farmers race the elements and the calendar to gather a harvest that will feed the people of this nation and numerous others around the world. While every growing season presents unique challenges and conditions, few have ever … Continue reading

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The Super Bean

Drive down nearly any outstate road and you will spy seas of broadly-leafed green plants sprawling over the farm fields of Minnesota. Soybeans are one of the state’s most valuable commodities and one of its most versatile. Planted in the … Continue reading

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Beyond Tofu

For centuries, many Asian dishes have included soy foods as staple ingredients. In many parts of the world, soy products such as tofu, soy milk, tempeh and edamame are consumed regularly and in substantial quantities—they’re just not common in most … Continue reading

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Lemon Tofu Cheesecake

Ingredients Crumb Crust 1 cup Vanilla wafer crumbs 2 Tbsp Pecans, finely chopped 2 Tbsp Soy margarine, melted Filling 1 pound Silken tofu 1 pound Lowfat cream cheese ¾ cup Granulated sugar ¼ cup All-purpose flour 1 Tbsp Grated lemon … Continue reading

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Farmers Feed US and the World

The world’s population will likely reach 9.2 billion people in 2050, with virtually all new growth occurring in the developing world, according to the United Nations. To feed all those people, global food production must double by 2050. In many … Continue reading

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