Minnesota corn farmers have re-elected four corn producers to serve on the Minnesota Corn Research & Promotion Council.
Those re-elected include:
District 1, 2, & 4 – Dwight Mork, Lac qui Parle County
District 7 – Richard D. Peterson, Cottonwood County
District 8 –Jerry Demmer, Freeborn County
District 9 – Martin Amundson, Goodhue County
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture, which administers the elections, released the voting results for the state barley, beef and soybean councils. They are:
Barley Research & Promotion Council: Brian Lacey – Grant County.
Beef Research & Promotion Council: District 1 – Greg Hilgeman, Pennington County; District 4 – Davis Wulf, Stevens County; District 5 – Doug Dickmann, Morrison County; District 7 – Jay Bakken, Rock County; District 8 – Robert A. Nelson, Freeborn County.
Soybean Research & Promotion Council: Districts 1, 2, & 3 – Drew Parsley, Roseau County; District 4 – Jeffery L. Larson, Douglas County; District 5 & 6 – Brian Greenslit, Renville County; District 7 – Craig Bangasser, Murray County; District 8 – Scott Singlestad, Waseca County.
The newly elected board members will serve three-year terms.
The Minnesota Corn Research & Promotion Council is an eleven-person elected body consisting of corn farmers from across Minnesota. The MCR&PC is responsible for the oversight and allocation of Minnesota's corn-check-off fund, and shares a common mission with the Minnesota Corn Growers Association: to identify and promote opportunities for corn farmers while enhancing quality of life.
For more information on the MDA elections, contact Margaret Hart, MDA communications coordinator, Margaret.firstname.lastname@example.org, 651-201-6131.