2019 Wheat Harvest A Challenge In Many Areas

The prolonged and rain impacted harvest season across much of our region has created many challenges, including a slow harvest pace, high moisture wheat, reduced color or vitreous kernels, and a larger than normal share of the crop is also showing low falling numbers....

NDGGA President Jeff Mertz Responds to U.S. Japan Trade Deal

Fargo, N.D. (Sept. 25, 2019) – President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe have signed a new trade agreement during a United Nations General Assembly Meeting in New York. The deal includes tariff reductions and country specific quotas that would benefit...

Presentations from 2019 Big Iron Marketing Seminar

We’d like to thank everyone that came out to the Big Iron Marketing Seminar earlier this month. Educating growers is one of our key tenants as an organization, and we greatly appreciate the participation that has helped make this annual event a success. Our...

NDGGA President Jeff Mertz Responds to “WOTUS” Repeal

FARGO, N.D. (Sept. 13, 2019) – North Dakota Grain Growers Association President Jeff Mertz has issued a response to yesterday’s announcement by the EPA and the Department of the Army that the 2015 rule expanding the definition of “waters of the United States”...