SOYBEAN PLANT

State leaders break ground on new Casselton soybean plant

CASSELTON, N.D. (KVRR) — State leaders like Gov. Doug Burgum, Sen. John Hoeven and Sen. Kevin Cramer came to Central Cass High School to celebrate after they and other project leaders break ground of a soybean plant near the school. Both the North Dakota and Minnesota Soybean Processors teams are behind the project which they say will have a positive…

Casselton couple readies for possible legal fight against proposed soybean plant

Site of proposed soybean plant in Casselton.CASSELTON, N.D. (KVRR-KFGO) – A Casselton couple has hired a lawyer to highlight their concerns with a proposed soybean crushing plant west of Casselton. Greg and Susan Kempel are raising a number of concerns.  Soybean processors associations in Minnesota and North Dakota are behind the project, along with Louisiana-based CGB Enterprises. Attorney Josh Swanson of…

Proposed Casselton soybean crushing plant on hold

FARGO (KVRR-KFGO) – Cass County commissioners decided to delay a vote about whether to approve a 15-year tax break for a proposed soybean processing plant just west of Casselton after complaints from local residents during a public hearing. Prior to the hearing, Joe Raso, of the Greater Fargo-Moorhead EDC, outlined a long list of positive economic impacts the project would…

ADM, Marathon partner to operate soybean plant near Jamestown

BISMARCK, N.D. – Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. and Marathon Petroleum Corp. are partnering to operate a soybean processing plant near Jamestown.  The facility will supply soybean oil for Marathon’s renewable diesel plant near Dickinson. Marathon’s Dickinson oil refinery recently converted so that it now produces renewable diesel, a fuel that can be used in diesel engines. ADM will own 75% of the joint…