Nate Hultgren


Nate Hultgren
Raymond, MN
Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperativ

Nate Hultgren farms with his brother and father in west central Minnesota near Willmar. Hultgren Farms raises 1,200 acres of sugarbeets, as well as corn, soybeans, alfalfa, sweet corn, green peas, kidney beans, and beef cattle on 6,000 acres. The farm is also a partner in neighboring Meadow Star Dairy, which milks 9,000 cows. Nate is a fourth generation farmer. He and his wife, Jaime, have 5 children: Lily, Nora, Elias, Ruby and Oliver.  He holds a finance degree from the University of Minnesota. He has served on the governor’s advisory board to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, local bank boards, and recently presented at the Minnesota Crop Insurance Conference on the role of risk management tools in specialty crops.

Nate serves as chairman of the Board of Directors at Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative. He became a member of the ASGA Board of Directors in 2016 and served as President of the ASGA from 2022 to 2024.