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FARGO, N.D. - After seven years of service as Chief Executive Officer of the North Dakota Soybean Council, Diana Beitelspacher announced that she will be leaving her position on December 15, 2017.
EDGELEY, N.D. — The identities of a man who died and another who was injured in a crash between an SUV and a loaded semi near here last week were released Tuesday, Nov. 14, by the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The crash occurred about 3:53 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, about six miles northeast of Edgeley, the Highway Patrol reported.
BISMARCK, N.D. – The deadline for eligible expenses for the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Emergency Hay Transportation Assistance Program has again been extended to Nov. 17, 2017. The program will reimburse eligible producers for a portion of hay transportation expenses incurred between June 1, 2017, and Nov. 17, 2017.
BISMARCK, N.D. – As the deadline to submit eligible expenses for the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Emergency Hay Transportation Assistance Program nears, Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is reminding producers that both personal and commercial transportation expenses are eligible for the program.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - More than 1,000 soybean growers, industry representatives and thought leaders are expected to gather December 7 for the 2017 AgOutlook conference and trade show, hosted by the South Dakota Soybean Association in Sioux Falls at the Best Western Ramkota Exhibit Hall ( 3200 W Maple St ). The event begins at 9:30 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m.
Helena, Mont. – Montana’s cherry growers will have the opportunity to make their voice heard in the coming weeks. The Montana Department of Agriculture is submitting a referendum to all known growers and producers of cherries in Montana to determine whether to continue the http://agr.mt.gov/I-Want-To/Apply-For/Grants-L
On Nov. 18, the 2017 Women in Agriculture Conference will offer women in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska an opportunity to gather in 40 different locations for a one-day event featuring knowledgeable speakers, inspiring stories, networking with other producers and practical advice for learning new skills.
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the U.S. Forest Service has signed a new 10-year agreement for the Dakota Prairie Grasslands Demonstration Project. Hoeven’s office has been working with local grazing associations, the North Dakota State Agriculture Department and Dakota Prairie Grasslands Supervisor Bill O’Donnell to update and finalize the agreement to provide grazers with greater flexibility when using the grasslands.
BROOKINGS, S.D. — Four finalists for the dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences will visit the South Dakota State University campus in the coming weeks.
HOFFMAN, Minn. — A Sebeka man was killed Monday morning when the semi-truck he was driving collided with another semi at a highway intersection north of Morris. Roads were temporarily closed during the incident because one of the semis was transporting a hazardous material in the tanker.