MCGA to co-host Greater Minnesota gubernatorial debate

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is proud to partner with WCCO Radio and Minnesota AgriGrowth to host the Greater Minnesota Debate, featuring gubernatorial candidates Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz. The event will take place Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in Wilmar, and will be broadcasted live on WCCO Radio.

The debate between Hennepin County Commissioner Johnson and Congressman Walz will focus on issues impacting rural Minnesota, including its vital ag sector.

Read more > is the one-stop resource for ethanol-blended fuels

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association revamped to serve as a resource for the thousands of Minnesotans topping off their tank with ethanol-blended fuels. The new website features a station locator, flex fuel vehicle identifier, information on ethanol blends and a blog regularly updated with ethanol-related news.

Popularity of ethanol-blended fuels in Minnesota has reached an all-time high in recent years. In 2017, more than 19 million gallons of 88 Octane,

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A major change on the southern Minnesota ethanol landscape

The following is from Minnesota Corn Growers Association Allied Partner, Al-Corn Clean Fuel.

As an Allied Partner, Al-Corn Clean Fuel supports the work being done to identify and promote opportunities for corn farmers while improving quality of life. The Minnesota Corn Growers Association thanks Al-Corn Clean Fuel for its support.

If you have driven on U.S. Highway 14 between Owatonna and Rochester over the past year,

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Minnesota Harvest

Following major storm, disaster aid being considered for farmers in southern MN

In response to major storms sweeping across southern Minnesota last night, farmers in the region may be interested in resources that will help with their recovery efforts. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have programs in place to provide aid to farmers in recovery, but first a disaster declaration will need to be made to make both accessible.

MDA’s Disaster Recovery Loan Program offers funds to farmers for expenses not covered by insurance.

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MN corn growers focus on efforts that strengthen ag sector

Minnesota’s farms and agribusinesses play a vital role in rural communities and the overall economic well-being of our state. To strengthen the ag sector, Minnesota corn farmers are funding research that shapes its future, building new markets for homegrown commodities, promoting the importance of agriculture to consumers, and advocating at the Capitol.

Through their investment in the corn check-off, Minnesota’s corn growers support nearly $4 million annually in research that identifies opportunities for both corn farmers and their peers in agriculture.

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