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.
BURLINGTON, VT – The nation’s leading state agriculture officials have called on the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw a controversial proposal establishing federal jurisdiction over state bodies of water, including streams and wetlands.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has scheduled a news conference for 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the main floor meeting room of the Schollander Pavilion on the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, 1805 West Main Ave., in West Fargo.
FARGO – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring told the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) that farmers, processors and commodity shippers want to know that the chronic cycle of railcar shortages and rail delays can be broken and that progress is being made to find real solutions to North Dakota rail problems.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has called a public hearing of the North Dakota Natural Areas Acquisition Advisory Committee (NAAAC) to consider a proposal by Ducks Unlimited (DU) to buy a 160-acre site, known as “the Reed property,” in Grand Forks County.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said Friday, that the selection of North Dakota State University for new USDA National Agricultural Genotyping Center is great news for North Dakota, NDSU and the North Dakota Corn Growers.
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.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is urging farmers and ranchers in western and central North Dakota to take action to protect their livestock and other property from possible flooding.