Tag: Minnesota

Share You Story for My Minnesota Outdoor Adventure Campaign

Minnesota — Do you have a story about diversity in the outdoors? If so, we’re inviting you to share it with the DNR’s My MN Outdoor Adventure campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to empower diverse outdoor enthusiasts to find their personal connections to Minnesota’s outdoor spaces and places and share them with others,…
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June 11, 2021 0

School Colors on Display

The Interstate 35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge in Minneapolis will display the colors ofMinnesota state high schools on the evenings of Friday, June 11, and Saturday, June 12, as a tribute to thegraduating Class of 2021, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the MinnesotaDepartment of Education.The colors of the American Flag will begin…
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June 11, 2021 0

Minnesota Farm Bureau Ag Policy Update

St. Paul, MN — While Republicans and Democrats in the Minnesota House and Senate don’t agree on much, the one thing that they do appear to agree on is agriculture. Just prior to the adjournment of the regular session, the House and Senate approved a policy only, omnibus agriculture bill. Josie Lonetti, Associate Director of…
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May 20, 2021 0

MN DNR Fisheries Chief Talks Maintaining Quality Fish Populations with Increased Pressure

St. Paul, MN — Catching a limit of crappies is much easier today than it was a generation ago, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is taking note. Luxuries such as fish houses have made it easier to go fishing, electronics have made it easier find the fish, and social media is making it…
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May 20, 2021 0

Governor Walz Announces Timeline to End COVID-19 Restrictions

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz today announced a three-step timeline to end nearly all state COVID-19 restrictions by May 28, and end the statewide masking requirement once 70% of Minnesotans age 16 years and older get their vaccine, or by July 1. The announcement comes as more than 2.6 million Minnesotans have gotten…
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May 6, 2021 0

Minnesota Corn Growers Monthly Update

Free nitrate screenings available to farmers  Read More https://www.mncorn.org/2021/05/03/free-nitrate-screenings-available-to-farmers/ MCR&PC election results announced  Read More  https://www.mncorn.org/2021/04/29/mcrpc-election-results-announced-2/ MCGA recognized with “Friend of 4-H” award  Read More  https://www.mncorn.org/2021/04/27/mcga-recognized-with-friend-of-4-h-award/ Legislative Update: MN omnibus transportation bills continue to take center stage  Read More  https://www.mncorn.org/2021/04/20/legislative-update-omnibus-bills-continue-to-take-center-stage/ 


May 5, 2021 0

Tires Made Out of Soybeans? MN Soybean Partners with Goodyear to Promote Soy-Based Tires

Minnesota — Soy checkoff research funding and partnership with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has led to a multi-decade commitment by the tire manufacturer to source sustainably produced U.S. soybean oil, phasing out petroleum-derived oils from its products by 2040. The initial research led to the discovery that soybean oil could not only improve…
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May 4, 2021 0

Representative Marquart Talks Strategy as Conference Committees Begin Debating Omnibus Bills

St. Paul, MN — Conference committees are set and this week will hit the road running debating the dozen omnibus bills presented by both the House and Senate in the Minnesota Legislature. Given it’s the only bipartisan state legislature in the nation, there will need be a lot of compromise on both sides before an…
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May 4, 2021 0