BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring says a report issued by the U.S. Office of Inspector General (OIG) implicating North Dakota in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8’s failure to ensure that Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act inspections are fully implemented in the state is misleading and disappointing.
Bismarck, N.D. – Grape growers and winemakers from the region gathered in Bismarck in early February to discuss current topics and issues affecting the grape and wine industry. They welcomed speakers from all over the region who addressed the group on topics ranging from herbicide drift to North Dakota food and wine pairings.
Washington, D.C. – The nation’s leading state agriculture officials gathered at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Winter Policy Conference this past week to discuss agriculture issues including pollinators, mediation, rail transportation, trade with Cuba, food safety, antimicrobial resistance and agriculture literacy.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring announced at today’s North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association (NDFMGA) Local Foods Conference that the volunteers in the Hunger Free ND Garden Project have donated more than one million pounds of fresh produce to food pantries, soup kitchens, and other charitable community programs since the program started in 2010.
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring will address the North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association (NDFMGA) & Local Foods Conference attendees at 12:30 p.m., Friday, Feb.6, at the Baymont Inn & Suites (formerly Best Western Seven Seas), 2611 Old Red Trail in Mandan.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has called meeting to discuss North Dakota’s livestock industry for 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7, in classrooms A and B of the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck.
BISMARCK – Weed control, product labeling, hops production and beekeeping are among the topics to be covered at the 11th annual meeting of the Farmers Market & Growers Association (NDFMG) & Local Foods Conference, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6-7, at the Baymont Inn and Suites (formerly the Seven Seas), 2611 Old Red Trail, Mandan.