FARGO, North Dakota — June 25, 2020 — The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council elected leadership for the year ahead at their spring board meeting on March 18, 2020. New leadership took effect April 1, 2020. (more…)
District 4: Tysen Rosenau, Carrington, ND
North Dakota is divided into seven districts. These districts elect a member to serve producers on the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council. Tysen Rosenau of Carrington, ND represents those producers in District 4. District 4 is comprised of Eddie, Foster, Griggs, Stutsman and Barnes Counties.
Growers Services Specialist for the North Dakota Corn Growers Association
Position Purpose: Manage and grow membership for the Association. Secure corporate sponsorships for newsletter, Northern Corn & Soy Expo trade show and golf tournament. Coordinate and lead in writing and layout of Association newsletter. Plan major Association events including Northern Corn & Soy Expo and Annual golf tournament and future events. Attend trade shows on behalf of the Association. Assist in preparation of Board meeting materials, minutes and logistics. Maintain website and social media content. Lead in processing finances and maintaining financial records. This position reports to the Association’s executive director.
Preferred background and experience: Bachelor’s degree in communications or an agriculture-related field, one year work experience in a member association or in the agriculture industry. Required experience in writing, design and layout of graphic and promotional materials, and business correspondence. Knowledge of InDesign helpful. Preferred experience working with boards and the public. Effective communicator and presenter in both written and oral form; ability to plan, direct and coordinate events; work with producers, vendors, commodity groups and other organizations as necessary. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required. Ability to think creatively and develop innovative ideas and approaches. Effective time management skills, including balancing a variety of daily and longer-term projects and demands. Ability to travel in-state and domestically to attend conferences, training, and other events as required to acquire and maintain proficiency in fulfilling the responsibilities of the position.
This position is responsible for making decisions fulfilling a variety of different roles; including but not limited to: the planning of events and meetings; marketing, communications, media and public relations; strategies for executing plans established by the board and executive director; as a professional, operates independently with direction and executes strategies and methods to achieve goals of the Association. Perform other duties as directed by the Executive Director of NDCGA.
Application: Please submit resume, cover letter and three references to NDCGA, 4852 Rocking Horse Circle S., Fargo, ND 58104, Attention: Screening Committee or email Brenda @ndcorn.org. Applications accepted until position is filled. Screening will begin May 15, 2020.
District 3: Bill Wagner, Neche, ND
North Dakota is divided into seven districts. These districts elect a member to serve producers on the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council. William Wagner of Neche, ND represents those producers in District 3. District 3 is comprised of Williams, Divide, Burke, Mountrail, Ward, Renville, Bottineau, McHenry, Rolette, Pierce, Benson, Towner, Cavalier, Ramsey, Pembina, Walsh, Nelson and Grand Forks Counties.
The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council publishes an annual report and year in review at the end of each fiscal year. To receive a free copy of a report, or to sign up for future free publications from the North Dakota Corn Utilization Council please send a note to or call 701-566-9322.
View the 2019 Annual Report online below. (more…)
The Expo is a full day of FREE events designed to make you a better producer, all under one roof – the Fargodome. The Expo features informative breakout sessions on current issues affecting your operation, nationally-acclaimed speakers covering important topics and a trade show featuring companies showcasing emerging technologies and products. You will have the opportunity to network with your peers and industry experts at these sessions and during a provided breakfast and lunch. Read on to discover just what Expo has to offer you! (more…)
NDSU Extension’s grain drying expert offers advice on drying crops.
The moisture content and temperature of grain play a big role in how long that grain can be stored without significant deterioration.
Air drying is one way to reduce the moisture in grain. However, natural-air drying is not effective during the winter, according to Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer and grain drying expert. The cold air does not hold enough moisture to accomplish in-bin drying. (more…)
The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council (NDCUC) members approved funding for 25 research projects in the 2021 fiscal year at their annual Research Summit on December 3, 2019. These projects will be completed by researchers from North Dakota State University (NDSU), and the University of North Dakota (UND). The projects approved for funding are: (more…)
North Dakota Corn Growers Association Vice President Paul Thomas of Velva, ND shared his thoughts with Mick Kjar about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Renewable Volume Obligations’s (RVO) rule. This ruling set the fuel volume requirements for the coming year, including accounting for 2020 refinery waivers. Listen to Paul’s full interview here or click the box below.