ND Governor Grants COVID-19 Executive Orders

North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum issued an executive order suspending the April 1 expiration date for commercial, public and private pesticide applicator certifications. This will continue for the duration of the coronavirus. Applicators and dealers certified through April 1 will have until the end of the public health emergency to take a refresher training to […]

North Dakota Receives Secretarial Disaster Designation

Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue approved North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum’s request for a secretarial disaster designation. Forty-seven of 53 counties in the state are included, making assistance available to farmers and ranchers.   “We deeply appreciate Secretary Perdue’s quick response to our request, because help can’t come soon enough for our farmers […]

Burgum Declares Statewide Flood Emergency

“While North Dakota farmers and ranchers are resilient, the situation is billions of dollars of crops remain unharvested.” That was the main message from North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum during a stop in Grand Forks on Monday. “This is an unprecedented amount of economic risk and stress for farmers and ranchers.” That morning, Governor Burgum […]