Become a Member

Our members come from the Midwest states of Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin and include farmers, millers and maltsters, food and beverage makers, researchers, support organizations, and regional grain advocates. Members share a commitment to create a diverse regional grainshed built upon regenerative agriculture practices that steward the health of our communities, local economies, and natural resources.

AGC members are required to complete an annual survey to measure our impact and follow AGC's Member & Staff Code of Conduct
Please click below to fill out the membership application. Once submitted, applications are reviewed by the Coordinating Committee, who will follow up with any questions. If you do not live or work in the Midwest but are interested in getting connected with a grainshed network in your region, see Our Friends in Regional Grains

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Donale Richards - Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Member Benefits

Build relationships with other individuals and organizations strengthening the grainshed throughout the region
Access knowledge
via our internal member email listserv, internal members-only website, and through the development of member-to-member relationships
Participate in AGC activities such as all-member calls, Grain Chain Gatherings, and more
Contribute to and access resources
and peer knowledge by participating in one or more of AGC's five member-led Working Groups
Guide the development
of organizational work, goals, and priorities
Highlight your commitment to regional grains through use of the AGC logo, resources, and Regional Grain Map
Be showcased in AGC communications such as The Crumb

Member Expectations

Be generous with personal knowledge about developing regional grain value chains and your role in them
in AGC activities including all-member calls, Working Groups, and other engagement opportunities
on AGC organizational decisions
and celebrate regionally grown staple crops

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