Upcoming Ag Events
September 11, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
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
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.”
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.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring gives national and regional EPA officials an overview of North Dakota agriculture during their recent tour sponsored by the North Dakota Grain Growers Association.
North Dakota Agriculture in the News
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says more than a half-million bee colonies, another significant record, have been registered in North Dakota this year.
FARGO, ND – The state of North Dakota and one of the nation’s leading ports are teaming up to increase the shipment of North Dakota agricultural commodities to the West Coast, while bringing more supplies and industrial products into the state.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the Executive Room of the Holiday Inn of Fargo, 3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has approved $54,350 in grants to develop and conduct Agriculture in the Classroom Council programs in the upcoming school year.