The North Dakota Soybean Growers Association (NDSGA) is a statewide, nonprofit, member-driven organization. NDSGA exists to conduct legislative activities at the state level in Bismarck and national level in Washington, D.C., to improve the sustainable prosperity of its soybean farmer members and the entire soybean industry. The organization is one of 26 similar organizations from soybean-producing states that are affiliated with the American Soybean Association (ASA).

NDSGA’s mission is to create partnerships to proactively improve the profitability and representation of all North Dakota soybean growers and to develop quality community leaders.

To help achieve its mission, NDSGA focuses on the following four areas:

  1. Membership Services
    • Benefits, Services
    • Events, Activities
    • Awareness
    • Recruitment & Retention
    • Industry Partnerships
  2. Government Affairs
    • North Dakota Advocacy
    • Alliances
    • Coalitions
    • Grassroots – Member Involvement
    • Industry Partnerships
  3. Leadership
    • North Dakota Agribusiness Leadership Roles
    • ASA Leadership Grants
    • Youth Leadership & Opportunities (e.g., North Dakota State
    • University, Chamber, County Extension Agents)
    • Relationship with the North Dakota Soybean Council and soy checkoff
    • Relationships with Universities and Education
    • Awards and Recognition for Best Practices and Achievements
  4. Strong Association
    • Highly Effective Board of Directors
    • Effective Executive Director and Lobbying Team
    • Finances and Resources
    • Use Committees to Involve Members and Develop Programs