Upcoming Ag Events
September 17, 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
September 19, 2015 - 10:00am - September 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
October 17, 2015 - 10:00am - October 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
November 7, 2015 - 9:00am - November 8, 2015 - 4:00pm
November 14, 2015 - 9:00am - November 15, 2015 - 4:00pm
Farmers who need custom combining and combiners looking for a job may call (701) 425-8454. Your name and information will be entered into the Harvest Hotline database to be matched up with other callers.
North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) employees will answer calls to the hotline weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Callers can also leave a message on evenings and weekends. There is also a Harvest Hotline Map Site that shows the combiners information. The service is free of charge.
Both farmers and combiners are already calling in,” Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said.
Do you have extra produce? We are encouraging farmers and gardeners to plant an extra acre or row of produce and donate fresh fruits and vegetable to food pantries, soup kitchens, and other charitable community programs. Everyone in the state is invited to become a part of the project and help your neighbors in need. Find out how to help!
Japanese beetles are a relatively new pest in North Dakota. As members of the public, you can be proactive by checking nursery stock and bedding plants for the insect and report new sightings to NDDA or your local Extension agent.
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
BISMARCK, N.D. - The State Board of Animal Health will meet at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s 6th floor conference room at the State Capitol.
BISMARCK, N.D.—The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and Agriculture (NDDA), Animal Health Division, emphasize that the public should be cautious in exposing themselves, pets or livestock to blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, which can thrive in hot summer weather. Ingesting affected water can cause illness in people and animals, and can result in death. Cyanotoxins have been positively identified at Homme Dam in Walsh County, but can occur anywhere in the state.
BISMARCK, N.D. - The North Dakota Turkey Federation will meet at 10 a.m., Thursday, August 27, in the Soybean Council meeting room, 1555 43rd St. S. Suite 103, Fargo.
Bismarck - The staff of the North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) will be picking sweet corn at Lincoln-Oakes Nurseries, 3310 University Drive, Bismarck, on Tuesday, Aug. 18, starting around 9:00 a.m.