Sweetening Life in the Red River Valley Since 1974


From Beet to Sweet!

Many Thanks to AgWeek TV along with Shawna Olson and Trevor Peterson!



Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to Hannah Hasbargen, the $1,000 Scholarship Winner for the Shareholder/Patron Award. Hannah is the daughter of Chadwick and Jody Hasbargen.

Congratulations to Silas Torkelson, the $500 Scholarship Winner for the Shareholder/Patron Award. Silas is the son of Brent and LeeAnn Torkelson.

Congratulations to Taylor Heinz, the $1,000 Scholarship Winner  for the Employee Award. Taylor is the son of Tim and Shelly Heinz.

Congratulations to Nicholas Nelson, the $500 Scholarship Winner for the Employee Award. Nicholas is the son of Jef and Lori Nelson.



Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative (MDFC) has a 1200 acre footprint in Richland County, North Dakota. The Cooperative is owned by approximately 500 sugarbeet growers who collectively grow 115,000 acres of sugarbeets. MDFC employs about 304 year-round, 147 seasonal and 295 harvest employees.

MDS Startup February 4, 2015

18 months of construction have culminated with Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative’s official processing of molasses through the Molasses Desugarizing Facility, starting another exciting chapter in the history of the cooperative!