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February 11, 2019 North Dakota Oilseed-Sunflower and Dry Pea & Lentil Elections

Karla Meikle, Extension Agent/Morton County

Dates to Remember:
February 14 – Giving Hearts Day
February 20 – Field to Fork Webinar: Growing Apples in North Dakota
February 21 – General Pesticide Certification, New Salem
February 21 – ND Oilseed Seed Council Election in Morton County, New Salem
February 21 – ND Dry Pea & Lentil Council Election in Morton County, New Salem
February 27 – Field to Fork Webinar: Trendy & Healthy Houseplants
March 13 – Fumigation Certification, New Salem
March 19 – General Pesticide Certification, Morton County Courthouse, Mandan

 

North Dakota Oilseed Council Election in Morton County

Mandan, ND – Sunflower Growers in Morton County are being urged to participate in the election of a county representative for the North Dakota Oilseed Council. All Sunflower growers who have a definite interest in the membership of the Council are encouraged to participate in the election on February 21, 2019 at 1:00 p.m., during the Pesticide Certification, at Morton County Fairgrounds, 1000 8th Street N in New Salem, ND.

Each person, landlord tenant, husband and/or wife, who planted Sunflowers in 2018 or intends to plant Sunflowers in 2109 and is a participating producer who resides in this county, if present in person, is entitled to vote and is eligible to be a candidate.

The election will be conducted under the supervision of Rick Schmidt, Oliver County Extension Agent, North Dakota State University Extension.

County representatives from District 7 will assemble March 26, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at the Ramada Grand Dakota, located at 532 15th Street W, in Dickinson, ND, to elect the district’s member of the North Dakota Oilseed Council.

The Oilseed Council was created by legislative enactment to facilitate the production, development, marketing and promotion of sunflower, safflower, rapeseed or canola, flax and crambe.

 

North Dakota Dry Pea and Lentil Council Election in Morton County

Bismarck, ND – Growers for dry peas, lentils, lupins, fava beans and chickpeas in Morton County are being urged to participate in the election of a county representative for the North Dakota Dry Pea and Lentil Council. According to North Dakota Dry Pea and Lentil Council Chairman, Kim Saueressig, pulse crop producers have an exciting opportunity to serve as county or district representatives for the North Dakota Dry Pea and Lentil Council and he encourages all to participate in the election to be held on February 21, 2019 at 1:00 p.m., during the Pesticide Certification at the Morton County Fairgrounds, 1000 8th Street N, in New Salem, ND

Any person who qualifies as a participating producer as set forth in Chapter 4.1-07 Dry Pea and Lentil Council Act can be a candidate. The election will be conducted under the supervision of Rick Schmidt, Oliver County Extension Agent, North Dakota State University Extension.

The North Dakota Dry Pea and Lentil Council was established during the 1997 Legislative Session. Its members meet regularly to implement research, education and promotion.

County representatives from District 2 will assemble March 26, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at the Ramada Grand Dakota Hotel, located at 532 15th Street W in Dickinson, ND, to elect the district’s member of the North Dakota Dry Pea and Lentil Council.

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