MCGA director Tom Haag re-elected to NCGA Corn Board

Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) board member Tom Haag was re-elected to the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Board last week during July Corn Congress in Washington, D.C. Haag, who farms in Eden Valley, will serve a second term as a Corn Board member after he was first elected in 2016.

A past president of MCGA, Haag farms corn and soybeans with his son, Nathan. He was first elected to the MCGA board of directors in 2010.

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Corn farmers to take center stage at MCGA Night with Minnesota United on Aug. 4

(Photo courtesy of Minnesota United FC)

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association partnered with Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United for their first season at beautiful Allianz Field in St. Paul. An opportunity to promote the state’s corn farmers, the season-long partnership culminates with MCGA Night as the United take on the Portland Timbers on Aug. 4.

The corn-themed party begins prior to kick-off in the plaza outside Allianz Field with Twin Cities Road Crew and Minnesota Corn mascot Maizey.

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MCGA will be a can’t-miss stop at Farmfest

Farmfest returns to Gilfillan Estates near Morgan Aug. 6-8, and the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) will again be a can’t-miss stop in Tent 702.

MCGA is excited to share the many ways our corn growers are building a sustainable future for the state’s ag sector and all Minnesotans.

Stop by the tent to learn about MCGA’s efforts to finally remove the outdated barrier restricting sales of E15 during the summer months.

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MCGA invests in developing corn-based plastics

Minnesota’s corn farmers support the University of Minnesota’s Center for Sustainable Polymers (CSP) in their mission to develop the next generation of bioplastics. As part of this support, the Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) announced it would be investing more than $460,000 in CSP research focused on the development of plastics made from renewable sources.

MCGA-supported CSP research aims to replace petroleum as a feedstock for plastics with renewable sources like corn. In doing so,

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Dale Busch inducted into MCGA Recruiter Hall of Fame

The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) inducted top MCGA recruiter Dale Busch into the MCGA Recruiter Hall of Fame this month. Busch is a Watonwan County Corn and Soybean Growers Association board member and a past regional representative for MCGA.

Having a passion for agriculture since growing up on a southern Minnesota farm, Busch was an ag teacher for more than 30 years in St. James and Tracy. Following his teaching career,

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