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|

Goule Selected as New NAWG CEO

Goule Selected as New NAWG CEO The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) announced this week the selection of Chandler Goule as its new Chief Executive Officer. Goule, currently Senior Vice President of Programs at the National Farmers Union (NFU), comes to NAWG with eleven years of agriculture policy experience on the House side of [...]

2016-10-19T15:16:11-05:00May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

NDGGA Responds to EPA’s Preliminary Pollinator Risk Assessment to Support the Registration Review of Imidacloprid

I write on behalf of the North Dakota Grain Growers Association (NDGGA) to comment on Docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0844, the Preliminary Pollinator Risk Assessment to Support the Registration Review of Imidacloprid.  NDGGA, through its contracts with the North Dakota Wheat Commission and the North Dakota Barley Council, works on domestic policy issues on behalf of [...]

2016-04-06T11:39:44-05:00April 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

NDGGA Representatives Attend EPA Reverse E-Tour in Washington

Representatives from the North Dakota Grain Growers Association traveled to Washington this week for the first EPA Reverse E-Tour. The delegation, led by North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring, met with EPA officials to discuss environmental issues and policy affecting the state’s farmers during the trip from March 22 to 23. Since 1993 EPA officials have been traveling [...]

2016-10-19T15:16:11-05:00February 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|