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The mission of the Minnesota Grain and Feed Association is to serve the agribusiness industry with integrity, respect and innovation in its programs and services.

Association Office:
3470 Washington Drive, Suite 200
Eagan, MN 55122
Ph: 651.454.8212 | Fax: 651.454.8312 | Email:

Bob Zelenka, Executive Director
Laura Lemke, Member Services Director
Sara Bultman, Bookkeeper / Special Projects Assistant
Dave Nelson, Director, MGFA Safety & Health Program

Affiliated With:
National Grain and Feed Association
The Fertilizer Institute
American Feed Industry Association
The Waterways Council
The Minnesota Farm and Food Coalition


Cargill plans expansion at Madison grain elevator (09-17-14) -- Cargill announced this week it will invest $17 million to upgrade and expand its grain elevator in Madison in western Minnesota. The project is expected to be completed in time for this year’s harvest.

USDA Chief says urged Buffet to ready BNSF for record crops (09-17-14) -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack met with Warren Buffett last week to urge the billionaire investor to make sure his BNSF railroad is ready for an expected record corn and soy harvest this year.

Stadium naming rights deal gives CHS much needed visibility (09-17-14) -- Even close followers of the Twin Cities business community might be a little bit fuzzy on what CHS actually does.

MGFA Participates in STB Field Hearing (09-08-14) -- The MGFA Executive Director Bob Zelenka was one of the testifiers at the Surface Transportation Board (STB) field hearing held in Fargo on Thursday, September 4.

Dayton wants more answers from railroads on ag shipping problems (08-28-14) -- WASHINGTON – A study that shows Minnesota grain farmers lost $109 million in revenue from March through May proves that the state’s major rail carriers are not sufficiently addressing agricultural shipping problems, Gov. Mark Dayton has told federal transportation officials.

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Calendar of Events

September 2014

9 - MGFA Grain Grading School - Hoilday Inn, Willmar

12 - MGFA Southern MN "Harvest Break" Golf Outing - Dacotah Ridge Golf Course, Morton



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Ph: 651.454.8212 | FX: 651.454.8312 | Email: