BISMARCK – At a sweet corn plot that will be harvested and donated to feed the hungry, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring asked gardeners across the state to donate extra fruits and vegetables this year to help meet the needs of hungry North Dakotans.
Participants in the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s pipeline restoration and reclamation program will meet at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, in the Fort Totten Room on the ground floor of the State Capitol, Bismarck.
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s state veterinarian says the state’s first reported case of anthrax this year should prompt livestock producers to take action to protect their animals from the disease, especially in areas with a past history of the disease. The case was confirmed Friday afternoon at the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said that applications are now being accepted for reimbursement of organic certification costs through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Organic Certification Cost Share Program for fiscal year 2015.
BISMARCK, N.D. – To continue to protect North Dakota’s poultry industry from potential exposure to H5 avian influenza virus, the State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) has extended its halt on bird movement to shows, exhibitions and public sales within the state in which birds from different locations are intermingled at an event.
BISMARCK, N.D. – The State Board of Animal Health has lifted quarantines that have been in place in Dickey and LaMoure counties since the confirmation of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 in poultry flocks there in April. The quarantines restricted the movement of poultry and poultry products in the control zones, 6-mile radiuses around the infected premises.