BISMARCK, N.D. – The confirmation of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Tennessee last week is the second finding in that state. The strain, H7N9, is of North American wild bird lineage.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Wednesday, March 21, is National Ag Day.
“As thoughts turn to spring, it’s a great time to celebrate North Dakota’s No. 1 industry,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. “With our producers ready and anxious to get out into their fields and pastures, we want them to know that North Dakota appreciates all they do.”
BISMARCK, N.D. - The Organic Advisory Board will meet at 10 a.m., Friday, March 24, at the USDA Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory’s Bridge Conference Center building in the Missouri River Room, 1701 10th Ave SW, Mandan.
BISMARCK, N.D – The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) and the North Dakota Agriculture Association (NDAA) will be hosting a series of fertilizer and anhydrous ammonia safety training sessions across the state.
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA), along with the North Dakota Game and Fish Department (NDGF), is seeking applications for the State Waterbank Program, a water management program for North Dakota landowners and lessees. Up to $750,000 will be made available for grants through funding from the North Dakota Outdoor Heritage Fund. Eligible lands include flooded agricultural land and naturally occurring wetlands throughout the state of North Dakota.
BISMARCK, N.D. – As the spring season approaches, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is reminding anhydrous ammonia users to file the proper documentation before transferring the fertilizer from a tanker to a nurse tank in the field.
MANDAN – Attendees at the North Dakota Farmers Market and Growers Association (NDFMGA) & Local Foods Conference held today learned that the Hunger Free ND Garden Project has recorded volunteer donations of more than 1.8 million pounds of fresh produce to food pantries, soup kitchens, and other charitable community programs since the program started in 2010.
BISMARCK – Food safety, livestock production, business planning and tips to market specialty crops are among the topics to be covered at the 13th annual meeting of the North Dakota Farmers Market & Growers Association (NDFMGA) & Local Foods Conference, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, at the Baymont Inn & Suites, 2611 Old Red Trail NW, Mandan, ND.
BISMARCK – North Dakota weed control officials will meet for the Agriculture Commissioner’s Noxious Weed Forum at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Ramada Hotel, 1400 E. Interstate Ave., Bismarck, ND.