North Dakota Grain Growers Association Statement on Dr. Oz Program on Glyphosate

West Fargo, N.D - Dan Wogsland, Executive Director of the North Dakota Grain Growers Association, today issued the following statement: We are disappointed Dr. Oz’s television show did not feature any growers who rely on this safe-for-use product for sustainable agriculture. Growers work tirelessly to put safe and healthy food on America’s tables, including breakfast [...]

2018-09-18T11:02:24-05:00September 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

NAWG Weekly Update August 18, 2016

Reminder: Respond to NAWG and NASS Surveys As was announced last week, NAWG is undertaking a survey process of wheat farmers to get feedback about Farm Bill programs and to lay the groundwork for developing Wheat’s priorities for the next Farm Bill.  The response has been outstanding so far, and we encourage you to share [...]

2016-10-19T15:16:11-05:00August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

NDGGA Offers Support for Senator Hoeven’s Farm Loan Legislation

WASHINGTON (July 18, 2016) – Senators John Hoeven and Amy Klobuchar have introduced the Capital for Farmers and Ranchers Act. The legislation will increase the maximum loan amount that an individual farmer or rancher is able to receive under the Farm Service Agency’s Direct and Guaranteed Loan Programs for Farm Operating Loans and Farm Ownership [...]

2016-08-17T13:28:50-05:00August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

USDA Small Grains County Agricultural Production Survey

Fargo, ND – Many North Dakota producers will receive a survey to collect data that will be used to determine small grain county level acreage, yield, and production estimates for 2016. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will mail these surveys in late August to producers. “County-level yields have a direct impact on farmers [...]

2016-10-19T15:16:11-05:00August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

NAWG Weekly Update August 11, 2016

NAWG Releases Farm Bill Survey to Receive Input From Wheat Growers This week, NAWG launched a Farm Bill Survey intended to gather feedback from growers about what policies are most important to them as NAWG begins planning for the next Farm Bill. The survey, distributed through NAWG’s state association executives and NAWG board members, asks [...]

2016-10-19T15:16:11-05:00August 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

NDGGA writes to North Dakota Industrial Commission in Support of Belfield Diesel Refinery

Dear North Dakota Industrial Commission, I write on behalf of the North Dakota Grain Growers Association (NDGGA) to urge your support for the Davis Refinery which is planned by the Meridian Energy Group Inc. in the Belfield area in Billings County. The North Dakota Grain Growers Association is a member-based Association; through the Association’s contracts [...]

2016-07-06T16:38:15-05:00July 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

2016 NDGGA E-Tour Itinerary

Monday, June 20, 2016 5:30-6:30 p.m. Gary Neshem farm visit, Berthold 6:30-8:30 p.m. United Agronomy, Berthold ND Apiary Program (Honey Bees), Samantha Brunner, North Dakota Department of Agriculture Dinner 9:00 p.m. Microtel Inn & Suites, Stanley Tuesday, June 21, 2016 6:45 a.m. Meet at bus, load luggage, Microtel Inn & Suites, Stanley 7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast, [...]

2016-06-21T23:53:43-05:00June 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

NAWG Weekly Update

NAWG Comments on Pesticide Registration Process NAWG provided comments in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on their efforts to review pesticides and develop assessments related to endangered and threatened species. The letter stated that NAWG is concerned about the process for reviewing pesticides, the data used to create the biological evaluations, and [...]

2016-10-19T15:16:11-05:00June 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|