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Annual Meeting


We have set the date of the next MCIA Annual Meeting for January 29, 2025. We will be meeting at the Holiday Inn & Suites in St. Cloud. Please plan to join us!

Thank you to all those who attended the 2024 MCIA Annual Meeting. Look for coverage of the meeting on our blog and in the spring 2024 issue of the Minnesota Seed Grower, MCIA’s quarterly newsletter.


Kevin Schulz, editor of The Farmer magazine, presents Roger Wippler with the Achievement in Crop Improvement Award.
Speakers: Brad Barth, MCIA Board Chairman; Anthony Cortilet, Plant Protection, Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Brent Benike, MCIA Board Vice-Chairman; Fawad Shah, MCIA President/CEO. Annual Meeting attendees.
Emerging Leaders in Seed Production panelists: Conner Danielson, Ridgewater College student and FFA member; Betsy Jensen, Northland Community and Technical College; Kelsey Henke, Anderson Seeds of St. Peter; Jake Thompson.
Jody Prudhomme, MCIA Administrative and Program Services Manager; Janet Daninger, MCIA Seed Certification Specialist; Dan Krenz, MCIA Field Supervisor; Seth Dagoberg, MCIA Special Services Manager, Field Services; Bethany Folland with Kris Folland, MCIA Field Services Manager; Selena Nelson, MCIA Administration and Certification Assistant; Janet Daninger, MCIA Seed Certification Specialist.