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North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association district meetings will give producers and others an opportunity to learn about seed varieties such as ND VitPro, a hard red spring wheat developed at NDSU. (NDSU photo) North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association district meetings will give producers and others an opportunity to learn about seed varieties such as ND VitPro, a hard red spring wheat developed at NDSU. (NDSU photo)
District meetings will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 4.

Agricultural producers and others will be able to learn more about the North Dakota Crop Improvement and Seed Association (NDCISA), new varieties, producing seed and seed laws at NDCISA district meetings Nov. 29-Dec. 4.

“This is an exciting time for people in the North Dakota seed industry," says Toni Muffenbier, NDCISA office manager. “Some farmers are unfamiliar with what roles the NDCISA plays in North Dakota’s agriculture. Attending one of these meetings is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the organization, ask questions and meet others who are passionate about agriculture in North Dakota.”

The district, date, location and time of the meetings are:

  • Southwest, Nov. 29, Farm Credit Services, Mandan, 1 p.m.
  • Northwest, Nov. 30, North Central Research Extension Center, Minot, 8:30 a.m.
  • Northeast, Dec. 1, Memorial Building - Armory, Devils Lake, 8:30 a.m.
  • Southeast, Dec. 4, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Casselton, 9 a.m.

Topics during the business meetings include:

  • Financial report
  • County membership and checkoff update
  • Dakota Select Seed update
  • District resolutions
  • District elections

In addition to a business meeting, program topics to be covered during the meetings include:

  • Research fee update and impact - North Dakota State University Research Foundation executive director
  • State Seed Department update - North Dakota State Seed Department representative
  • Small-grain variety update - NDSU Extension Service representative
  • Foundation Seedstocks update - NDSU Foundation Seedstocks director

The meetings are free and open to the public. Door prizes will be given away at each of the district meetings. For more information, contact Muffenbier at 701-231-8067 or email toni.muffenbier@ndsu.edu.


NDSU Agriculture Communication - Nov. 14, 2017

Source:Toni Muffenbier, 701-231-8067, toni.muffenbier@ndsu.edu
Editor:Ellen Crawford, 701-231-5391, ellen.crawford@ndsu.edu
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