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Four Corn Farmers re-elected to Research & Promotion Council

Four Corn Farmers re-elected to Research & Promotion Council

Minnesota Department of Ag also announces election results for barley, beef and soybean councils.

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,, 651-201-6131.

Source: MDA

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