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July 26 - Devils Lake
9:00am - 3:00pm
DOT Maintenance Facility
1905 Schwan Ave NW
Due to a funding decrease, collection sites may be cancelled once the budget has been reached. Please check www.nd.gov/ndda for updates before heading to a collection site.
Farmers who need custom combining and combiners looking for a job may call (701) 425-8454. Your name and information will be entered into the Harvest Hotline database to be matched up with other callers.
North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) employees will answer calls to the hotline weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Callers can also leave a message on evenings and weekends. There is also a Harvest Hotline Map Site that shows the combiners information. The service is free of charge.
Both farmers and combiners are already calling in,” Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring said.
Thank you to everyone who participated this year in the Hunger Free North Dakota Garden Project. The project has recorded volunteer donations of 1.4 million pounds of fresh produce to food pantries, soup kitchens, and other charitable community programs since the program started in 2010, with over 338,000 pounds of produce donated during the 2015 growing year. Thank you again to everyone that participated!
A new program to assist and support landowners and tenants on pipeline reclamation and restoration issues is now available. The program also provides educational outreach.
North Dakota Agriculture in the News
BISMARCK – Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, along with Sen. Deb Fisher of Nebraska, have introduced a bipartisan bill called the Fertilizer Access and Responsible Management (FARM) Act that would force the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to withdraw their retail exemption policy change. OSHA issued the change in July 2015, which would have required retail facilities selling anhydrous ammonia to comply with Process Safety Management (PSM) rules, rules that were historically aimed at large chemical manufacturers.
BISMARCK – More than 20 North Dakota companies from around the state will be displaying, sampling and selling their products at the 28th annual Pride of Dakota Day, Monday, July 25, at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot.
BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is asking gardeners across the state to donate extra fruits and vegetables this year to help meet the needs of hungry North Dakotans.