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 - 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.
BISMARCK – The North Dakota State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) is reminding the public that livestock entering North Dakota from any state under quarantine for vesicular stomatitis are required to be accompanied by an Interstate Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (ICVI), importation permit number and vesicular stomatitis statement.
BISMARCK – Melons, cucumbers, beef, garlic, honey, tomatoes, pork, sweet corn, lettuce, jams, jellies, baked goods and more will be on sale Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the 11th annual North Dakota Farmers Market Day at the Capitol.
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) and the North Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom Council are seeking proposals for developing and conducting educational programs and materials to help young people understand the importance of agriculture in North Dakota and in their own lives.
BISMARCK, N.D. – This summer North Dakota has seen an increase in reported cases of tularemia, an uncommon disease that humans can catch from animals and insects. The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) and the North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA), Animal Health Division, have received reports of two confirmed human cases of tularemia in LaMoure and Burleigh County; one unconfirmed but likely positive human case in Stark County; a case in a squirrel from the Roosevelt Zoo in Minot; and cases in two primates from the Dakota Zoo in Bismarck.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Fairgoers chose their favorite snack sticks and treats made with North Dakota honey in taste-test contests at the 27th annual Pride of Dakota-KMOT Day at the 2015 North Dakota State Fair in Minot.
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Health, in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Animal Health Division, are advising the public to avoid contact with or swallowing blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, and to protect their pets and livestock.
The North Dakota Department of Agriculture will hold a Federal Environmental Law Impact Review Committee meeting at noon, Wednesday, July 22, on the sixth floor of the State Capitol Building in Bismarck.