Fargo, Feb. 5, 2013: The North Dakota Corn Growers Association announces their 2013 Annual Cornvention planned for February 20, 2013, at the Holiday Inn, located at 3808 13th Ave. S., Fargo. This one-day seminar will be held from 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., and aims to educate agriculture producers in North Dakota on the future and trends of the industry.
Topics at this year’s
Cornvention include presentations from V.J. Smith, Ron Nelson of Thurston
Genetics, Leon Osborne of UND Regional Weather Info Center, NDCGA scholarship
recipients, a review of 2012 wetland issues and outlook on NRCS with state
conservationist Mary Podoll, a Northern Plains Nitrogen update with Dave
Ripplinger of NDSU and Darin Anderson, Chairman NPN, vendor visits, the Corn
Growers meeting, and the drawing for the grand prize.
Dakota Corn Growers, in conjunction with the North Dakota Soybean Growers, will
also be hosting a social for Cornvention attendees the evening of Feb. 19 at the
Holiday Inn Poolside Rooms.
More information on the 2013 Cornvention
can be found at ndcorn.org or by contacting Greg LaPlante at firstname.lastname@example.org or
The North Dakota Corn Growers were organized in 1987
making ND one of the 48 states affiliated with the National Corn Growers
The North Dakota Corn Growers association serves as the
activity arm of the North Dakota Corn Council. Corn Growers have currently
identified five priorities and have developed action teams to work on these
priorities including: grower services, public policy, stewardship and
conservation, research, livestock and ethanol marketing.