About MSGA

Fighting for soybean farmers 365 days a year

Established by soybean farmers in 1962, the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) is a non-profit, farmer-controlled membership organization that advocates on behalf of soybean farmers to ensure their freedom to operate is protected, and their profitability will thrive.

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Some of the most important decisions about the future of your farming operation are being made by people who have never set foot on a farm…

Sobering thought huh? Make sure your voice is heard in St. Paul and Washington D.C.

The Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) monitors government policies, supports research activities and market development activities to improve the profitability of soybean farmers throughout the state. Simply put, the MSGA looks out for the best interest of soybean farmers in St. Paul and Washington D.C.

Membership in the MSGA helps put boots on the ground and in front of policy makers year-round to ensure Minnesota’s soybean farmers have a voice in decisions that affect their freedom to operate and their profitability.

What we do

Advocating on behalf of MN Soybean Farmers

Supporting Research Activities

Market Development Activities

Minnesota Soybean staff

Two organizations serving Minnesota’s soybean farmers.

Tom Slunecka

Tom Slunecka

  • Executive

Tom Slunecka
Chief Executive Officer
Melinda Roberts

Melinda Roberts

  • Executive

Melinda Roberts
Executive Assistant
Mike Youngerberg

Mike Youngerberg

  • Field Services

Mike Youngerberg
Senior Director of Product Development & Commercialization
Scott Miller

Scott Miller

  • Finance

Scott Miller
Chief Financial Officer
Kristine Eustice

Kristine Eustice

  • Finance

Kristine Eustice
Senior Accountant
Sara Hewitt

Sara Hewitt

  • Industry Relations

Sara Hewitt
Manager of Industry Relations
Cathy Riley

Cathy Riley

  • Marketing Communications

Cathy Riley
Director of Marketing
Doug Monson

Doug Monson

  • Marketing Communications

Doug Monson
Director of Public Relations
Kristeena Patsche

Kristeena Patsche

  • Marketing Communications

Kristeena Patsche
Social Media Manager
Drew Lyon

Drew Lyon

  • Marketing Communications

Drew Lyon
Marketing Communications Specialist
Harrison Weber

Harrison Weber

  • Marketing Communications

Harrison Weber
Regional Project Manager
Lorri Ann Hartel

Lorri Ann Hartel

  • Marketing Communications

Lorri Ann Hartel
Prairie Ag Comm. for Minnesota Soybean
Joe Smentek

Joe Smentek

  • Environmental Programs

Joe Smentek
Director of Public Affairs
Kim Nill

Kim Nill

  • Marketing Programs

Kim Nill
Director of Market Development
David Kee

David Kee, Minnesota Soybean director of research

  • Research Programs

David Kee
Director of Research
  • Operations Staff

Paula Vollmer
Office Coordinator
Jodie Arndt

Jodie Arndt

  • Operations Staff

Jodie Arndt
Administrative Assistant
  • Operations Staff

Beth Roemhildt
Administrative Assistant

Corporate Office

Address

151 Saint Andrews Court
Suite 710
Mankato, MN 56001

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Careers

Minnesota Soybean employees are passionate about agriculture, talented in their fields, and dedicated to the success of our farmer-led organizations. Currently there are no job openings.