The North Dakota Crop Protection Product Harmonization and Registration Board administers two grant programs and prioritize crop protection product labeling needs and pursue opportunities to make more crop protection product options available to agriculture producers in the State.

Created by: Century Code 4-35-30
Administrative Rule: Article 107-01 & 107-02

 

The board consists of:

  • Jeff Topp (Chair)
    (Governor’s Designee)
  • Troy Bassingthwaite
    (Appointed by the Governor)
  • Commissioner Doug Goehring
    Agriculture Commissioner
  • Terry Weckerly
    (Appointed by the Governor)
  • Rep. Mike Brandenburg
    (Chairman of the House Agriculture
    Committee’s Designee)
  • Stan Buxa
    (Appointed by the Governor)
  • Senator Terry Wanzek
    (Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee’s Designee)
  • Ivan Williams
    (Appointed by the Legislative Council Chairman)
  • Rep. Marvin Nelson
    (Appointed by the Legislative Council Chairman)
  • Dr. Kenneth J. Grafton
    Director, NDSU Agriculture
    Experiment Station

Grant Programs

The board administers grant programs to agriculture groups interested in addressing issues related to the registration of crop protection products. To be eligible for receipt of a grant, an applicant must submit an application to the board by the March 1 and November 1 deadlines. The board will set meeting times to coincide with grant application requests.

Minor Use Pesticide Fund Grant Program

may be used for conducting or commissioning evaluations, studies or investigations to obtain or maintain pesticide registration for minor crop minor use, or other use in North Dakota.

  • No limited dollar amount
  • Pesticide manufacturers, dealers or distributors are not eligible
  • Qualified universities, the USDA or private researchers or laboratories are eligible for funding

Pesticide Harmonization Grant Program

may be used to address issues related to the registration of crop protection products. Special emphasis will be given to applications that address harmonization or pesticide labeling and availability of Canadian pesticides that are identical or substantially similar to more expensive US-registered pesticides.

North Dakota Crop Protection Product Harmonization and Registration Board Contacts

Jerry Sauter

Environmental Scientist
701-328-2980 jdsauter@nd.gov

North Dakota Department of Agriculture

600 E Boulevard Dept 602 Bismarck ND 58505-0020
701-328-2231 1-800-242-7535
701-328-4567
ndda@nd.gov