Mike Skaug and his wife DeAnn live on a farm in Kittson County. The couple farms corn and soybeans. They have two children, a son Ryan, and a daughter, Amber. Skaug and Ryan are the 4th and 5th generation of their family to operate on the same soil. Skaug got a bachelor’s of science degree at North Dakota State University and continues to use his knowledge in his daily operations. He currently serves as Minnesota Soybean Growers Association’s vice president.