AGM Leadership Biographies
Perry Aasness has served as Executive Director for the Minnesota AgriGrowth Council since July 2013. Perry has a wide and diverse background in agriculture, and grew up on a livestock and grain farm near Wendell, Minnesota.
Prior to joining AgriGrowth, Perry served as Executive Director for the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation. His previous experience includes serving as Vice President, Producer and Industry Relations with the National Pork Board; Minnesota State Executive Director with the USDA Farm Service Agency; Assistant and Deputy Commissioner with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture; Executive Director with the Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Association; and on the staff of former U.S. Senator Rod Grams.