Kristin Duncanson is an owner and partner at Duncanson Growers and the newly formed Highland Family Farms located in Mapleton, MN. Kristin and husband of 30 years, Pat, raise corn, soybeans, rye, oats, specialty corn and hogs with a commitment to a triple bottom line approach: economic profitability, environmental improvement, and community engagement. Kristin also works as a consultant at KCOE ISOM, a diversified business, accounting and sustainability strategy firm based in Kansas and Washington DC. Kristin’s work at KCOE includes helping producers and the supply change collaborate on conservation and sustainability planning.
Kristin currently volunteers as an advisor at the Meridian Institute’s AGree project and is former chair and current board member of the MN AgriGrowth Council. In the past, she has served as chair of Feeding Our Communities Partners, chair of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, board member of the American Soybean Growers, a member of AAPEX, Moving Forward Advisory Council and several commodity groups. She and her husband Pat are parents to five young adult children and enjoy traveling the world where they are not always comfortable.
Kristin currently serves as vice chair of the Mankato Area Foundation Board of Directors. She was appointed to the Mankato Area Foundation Board of Directors in 2017.