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Do you qualify for a membership in the Minnesota Corn Growers Association through our partial refund program?

You may qualify for a 1-year membership to MCGA through our partial refund program if: You have sold and checked off (in Minnesota) a minimum of 7,500 bushels of your corn at the $.01 rate within the last 12 months.

You may qualify for a 3-year membership in the MCGA through our partial refund program if: You have sold and checked off (in Minnesota) a minimum of 20,000 bushels of your corn at the $.01 rate within the last 12 months.

Applications may be verified to ensure sufficient check-off has been paid by you and remitted by the “first purchaser” during the last 12 months. You can make up any balance not covered by your check-off dollars via cash, check or credit card. Contact Missy Gilbertson, gilbertson@mncorn.org or 952-460-3607, to have a partial refund membership form sent to you.

If you do not qualify for our partial refund membership program, you may also join MCGA using cash, check or credit card. Download Membership Form. You can also visit NCGA to join or renew your membership online.

 $75.00 – 1 year membership
$200.00 – 3 year membership


MCGA MEMBER BENEFITS

With nearly 7,000 members, you’ll be part of one of the largest grassroots farm organizations in the United States.

Premier World Discovery

MCGA members are eligible to receive discounts on great travel packages through Premier World Discovery. Book early for best savings. Contact Missy Gilbertson at gilbertson@mncorn.org  or 952-460-3607 for travel package information and to book your trip.

  • Cape Cod & the Islands featuring Boston, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket & Newport (July 9, 2017; 7 days)
  • New! Vienna & Christmas Markets River Cruise featuring Rothenburg, Nuremburg & 6 Nights aboard the Amadeus Silver II (December 3-11, 2017; 9 days)
    • Pricing includes roundtrip air from MSP or other major gateways:
      Cat E: $3295 per person, double
      Cat D: $3495 per person, double
      Cat C: $3795 per person, double
      Cat B: $3995 per person, double
      Cat A: $4295 per person, double
      Suite: $4795 per person, double 

SAV Transportation

Based in Minneapolis, SAV boasts an independent van fleet, independent hopper fleet, flatbed, specialty equipment brokerage, and an online portal giving you acces to more than 40 LTL carriers that provide nationwide reach. As an MCGA member, the SAV Transportation Group will consider you a preferred customer.

On-Store Grain Storage

On-Store is a new turn-key, low cost, large capacity, quick install, aerated, full term, grain storage solution. On-Store counters the adverse harvest trends of low pricing, labor shortages, and productivity losses due to logistical bottlenecks and increased transportation costs. MCGA members receive a $1,000 discount.

Membership in NCGA

As a member of MCGA, you are also automatically a member of the National Corn Growers Association. This includes additional benefits through Cabela’s, Office Depot, NCGA’s Worldwide Hotel Discount Program, Enterprise Leasing & Rent-a-Car programs, college scholarships, and more. Click here for more details.

National Corn Yield Contest

NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest has provided corn growers the opportunity to compete with their colleagues to grow the most corn per acre, helping feed and fuel the world. Winners will receive national recognition in publications such as the NCYC Corn Yield Guide, as well as cash trips or other awards from participating sponsors. For details click here or contact NCYC@ncga.com.