BISMARCK – The North Dakota Crop Protection Product Harmonization and Registration Board will meet at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 28, in the Sakakawea Room on the ground floor of the State Capitol.
The board will review pesticide research proposals that were partially funded at its April meeting. The board will also evaluate a research funding request from Rich Zollinger of North Dakota State University and a grant request from the North Dakota Grain Growers Association.
Jeff Topp, Grace City, representing Gov. Jack Dalrymple, chairs the board. Other members include Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, State Sen. Terry Wanzek, State Reps. Tracy Boe and Mike Brandenburg; Ken Grafton, director of the North Dakota State University Experiment Station, and citizen members Terry Weckerly, Ivan Williams, Randy Haugeberg and Stan Buxa.
Created by the 2001 Legislature, the Crop Protection Product Harmonization and Registration Board administers a grant program through the minor use pesticide fund for research on the registration and use of pesticides for minor crops and minor uses, and administers a grant program for commodity groups to address issues related to the registration of crop protection products.