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SBARE Elects Officers

The State Board of Agricultural Research and Education selects a new chair and vice chair.

Keith Peltier of West Fargo is the new chair of North Dakota’s State Board of Agricultural Research and Education.

Mark Birdsall of Berthold is the board’s new vice chair.

They were elected at the board’s meeting in Carrington this week.

The board assists the North Dakota State University Extension Service and North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station in identifying crop and livestock needs in the state and setting funding priorities.

Peltier was appointed to the board in 2012 to fill an unexpired term and is in his second term. Birdsall is in his first term on the board.

The board also has two continuing members. Sen. Jerry Klein, Fessenden, and Rep. Tracy Boe, Mylo, have been reappointed to the board.

NDSU Agriculture Communication - July 28, 2017

Source:Ken Grafton, 701-231-7655, k.grafton@ndsu.edu
Editor:Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, ellen.crawford@ndsu.edu
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