The 12th annual local foods conference is scheduled for February 5-6, 2016 at the Cambria Hotel and Suites in West Fargo.
Commissioner Goehring Speaks at 2016 Weed Forum.
Thank you to everyone who participated this year in the Hunger Free North Dakota Garden Project. Donation totals are being tabulated and an announcement will be made in the upcoming months about the 2015 season. Thank you again to everyone that participated.
A new program to assist and support landowners and tenants on pipeline reclamation and restoration issues is now available. The program also provides educational outreach.
North Dakota Agriculture in the News
BEULAH – M & L Concessions in Beulah is the newest North Dakota company operating under the State Meat and Poultry Inspection Program.
BISMARCK, N.D. - The State Board of Animal Health will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s 6th floor conference room at the State Capitol.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has awarded grants totaling $51,125 for 12 projects to develop orchards and plant trees in local communities. The grants originally were set at $40,000 but due to positive response and an increased number of quality applications, the North Dakota Department of Agriculture was able to secure more dollars for the grants through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program.
BISMARCK – A new program developed by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture and the North Dakota Organic Advisory Board will help producers transitioning land to certified organic production. The program will provide grants to cover 75 percent of eligible first-time transition costs up to $750, plus $250 for approved educational expenses.