Monte Peterson

Valley City, ND

Monte Peterson is a fourth-generation soybean and corn farmer from Valley City, N.D. Peterson is a director on the board of the American Soybean Association, serving on the Trade Promotion and International Affairs Committee and has served on Membership and Corporate Relations, Finance and Administrative Services and Strategic Planning.

He also serves as Vice-Chair of United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and Chairman of the USSEC Governance Committee.

In his state, Peterson serves as a director on the North Dakota Soybean Growers Association (NDSGA), where he is on the Legislative Committee.

Peterson is a member of the Agricultural Advisory to the Commodity Futures Trade Commission (CFTC) and is past chairman of the North Dakota Soybean Council (NDSC) and still serves on their Marketing Committee. He is a past board member of the North Central Soybean Research Program (NCSRP).

Peterson and his wife Penny have two daughters and two granddaughters.