Upcoming Ag Events
September 20, 2014 - 10:00am - September 21, 2014 - 4:00pm
October 18, 2014 - 10:00am - October 19, 2014 - 4:00pm
November 8, 2014 - 9:00am - November 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
November 15, 2014 - 9:00am - November 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
November 21, 2014 - 4:00pm - November 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring (front left) and Todd Coleman, CEO, Port of Vancouver USA, signed a memorandum of agreement on August 27 uniting the state and the port in a collaborative rail service program that supports both the agricultural and energy industries. Also pictured (from back left): Tom Lilja, ND Corn Growers Association and ND Corn Utilization Council Executive Director; Diana Beitelspacher, ND Soybean Council CEO; Andy Peterson, Greater ND Chamber President and CEO; and Dean Gorder, ND Trade Office Executive Director. Read more...
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring (right) provides details about the 2014 North Dakota Hunger Free Garden Project during a news conference in Fargo. Also participating were Esther McGinnis, North Dakota State University extension horticulture professor and director the Master Gardener Program, and Steve Sellent, program director of the Great Plains Food Bank.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has activated the North Dakota Harvest Hotline. “If you need someone to combine your fields or if you are a harvester looking for a job, call us at (701) 328-2391,” Goehring said. “We will put your name in the Harvest Hotline database and match you up with other callers.”
Stop by the State Capitol on Thursday, September 11 to shop for locally-made products from nearly 50 North Dakota companies!
Shopping Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ground Floor - West End, Memorial Hall & Legislative Hall - 1st Floor
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring (eighth from left) recently met with members of a trade delegation from Kazakhstan. The Khazaks are especially interested in agricultural production practices in North Dakota.
North Dakota Agriculture in the News
BISMARCK – More than 50 vendors will transform North Dakota’s statehouse into a shopping mall for locally-made products, Thursday, Sept. 11, during the annual Pride of Dakota Day at the Capitol.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has scheduled a news conference for 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the main floor meeting room of the Schollander Pavilion on the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, 1805 West Main Ave., in West Fargo.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says more combiners are needed to help bring in North Dakota’s 2014 harvest.
FARGO – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring told the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) that farmers, processors and commodity shippers want to know that the chronic cycle of railcar shortages and rail delays can be broken and that progress is being made to find real solutions to North Dakota rail problems.