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Corn, barley, soybean councils seek board members

Three Minnesota agriculture research and promotion councils will hold elections for board members. Positions are open on the board of directors for the Corn, Barley and Soybean Research and Promotion Councils.

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Board members will be selected through mail ballot elections, mailed Tuesday, March 18.

Farmers who voted last year will receive ballots by mail. Others can request a ballot from their respective commodity council offices or by Thursday, February 6.

There is one position open in each Douglas County council district listed:

Barley Council, District 3; Corn Council, District 1, 2 and 4; Soybean Council, District 4.

All positions are three-year terms. Those interested in running for the vacant positions should contact the council listed below.

● Barley Research and Promotion Office, 1-800-242-6118.

● Corn Research and Promotion Office, (952) 233-0333.

● Soybean Research and Promotion Office, 1-888-896-9678.