Upcoming Ag Events
October 1, 2014 (All day)
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
Pride of Dakota School Lunch Day is a great opportunity to highlight North Dakota agriculture and promote the foods we produce in our state by encouraging schools to feature locally-grown food items on their menus.
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 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.”
Shop from Pride of Dakota members at the Dickinson Harvest Showcase September 20 & 21 at the Rec Center and at the Williston Harvest Showcase October 18 & 19 at the Raymond Family Community Center. You’ll find unique products including gourmet food, wine, art, books, jewelry, sporting goods and more!
Shopping Hours: Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Visit www.prideofdakota.com for more information.
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.
North Dakota Agriculture in the News
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring will share the 13th annual Pride of Dakota School Lunch Day with the students at Lincoln Elementary School, 3320 McCurry Way in Lincoln, at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1.
BISMARCK – More than 34,000 students from 134 North Dakota schools will lunch on food products from their own state on Wednesday, Oct. 1, during the 13th annual Pride of Dakota School Lunch Day.
BISMARCK – The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) has recommended to Congress that the Section 179 tax deduction level in the Internal Revenue Service code remain consistent with the 2010-2013 limit for small businesses.
BISMARCK – More than 75 North Dakota companies will be selling foods and condiments, decorative items, jewelry, sporting goods, apparel and much more at the sixth annual Pride of Dakota Harvest Showcase, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, in Dickinson.