WASHINGTON – Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and the North Dakota congressional delegation are pushing to make the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service facility on the campus of North Dakota State University in Fargo the site for the newly formed National Agricultural Genotyping Center. The North Dakota Corn Growers Association are bidding to host the new facility, and Hoeven and the delegation have gotten behind them, writing a letter of support to the chief of the National Corn Growers Association, one of the center’s prime sponsors.
FARGO, N.D. — Happy anniversary, land grants.
North Dakota State University hosted a Great Plains Land-Grant Summit June 12 and 13 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of federal legislation that made possible state college and universities such as NDSU, the University of Minnesota, South Dakota State University and Montana State University. More than a century later, those universities remain vital for teaching, research and extension of agricultural and other information to the masses.
FARGO, N.D. — A one-of-its-kind commodity trading room on the campus of North Dakota State University in Fargo is still expected to open this fall, despite a delay in its renovation, says the NDSU professor spearheading the project.
EDINBURGH, Scotland — Neil Gudmestad tells audiences he’d like to change the name of “zebra chip,” disease to “zebra complex.” But it seems the powers of an international potato disease expert have their limits.
FARGO, N.D. — David Buchanan, a North Dakota State University professor in the Animal Sciences Department, has agreed to become the associate dean for academic programs in the College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources.
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