MN Ag EXPO 2020 points to a brighter future

Hundreds gathered in Mankato last week for MN Ag EXPO, an annual opportunity for Minnesota farmers to come together and learn the latest from our state’s ag sector.

For the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA), it was the setting for the unveiling of the Better Fuel Initiative, a multi-faceted effort promoting state policy, research, awareness and infrastructure for biofuels. The initiative in the year ahead will highlight the advantages of cleaner-burning, higher-octane ethanol blends to meet environmental goals.

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Better Fuel Initiative supports a future of better transportation fuel

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is building a future of better transportation fuels for all Minnesotans by launching the Better Fuel Initiative. The initiative will promote the adoption of state policies, raise awareness, drive research and increase infrastructure with the aim to meet environmental goals through the use of biofuels.

The Better Fuel Initiative builds on the momentum for biofuels in Minnesota. Stations offering E15, a blend of 15 percent ethanol and 85 percent gasoline,

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Your Guide to MN Ag EXPO 2020

Heading to Mankato for MN Ag EXPO 2020? We are excited to welcome you to Minnesota’s premier agricultural trade show. Below are a few items you wont want to miss:

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USMCA signed by President, China trade agreement reached

UPDATE (1/29/20): President Donald Trump officially signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) during a ceremony at the White House earlier today. Minnesota Corn Growers Association President Les Anderson was in attendance representing Minnesota’s 24,000 corn farmers. He was joined by National Corn Growers Association President Kevin Ross.

The nation’s corn farmers received positive trade news this week, as President Trump signed a phase one deal with China and the U.S. Senate passed the U.S.

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Jan. 31 deadline to apply for MCGA $5,000 scholarship

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is again providing two statewide $5,000 scholarships for college students aspiring to become future agricultural leaders. The deadline to apply is Jan. 31.

Select your home county and apply here.

MCGA scholarship applicants must be a Young Adult Member of MCGA who is working toward a degree in an agriculture-related field. The Young Adult Membership, available to ages 16–24, was launched for future agricultural leaders who would like to participate in grassroots advocacy today.

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