Farm Bureau Week a success

Created: 3/16/15 (Mon) | Topic: Events

Governor Jack Dalrymple declared North Dakota Farm Bureau Week, March 8-14, 2015. A number of events were held throughout the state to celebrate NDFB Week.

A drawing contest was held for 4th and 5th grade students. Children were asked to draw North Dakota agriculture. Over 300 entrees were submitted for the contest. Fourth grade winner is Isabella Ferderer from Gwinner N.D. Fifth grade winner is Hanna Wieland from Dazey, N.D. Both students will receive $50.

Main dish recipes from around the state were submitted and NaTanya Olson from Forbes N.D. had her name drawn for $100 in groceries. NaTanya submitted her hamburger hotdish recipe that includes salsa, sour cream and cheese.

County Farm Bureaus throughout the state showcased the role North Dakota Farm Bureau plays in the growth and success of agriculture in the state of North Dakota. County Farm Bureaus hosted ag trivia contests, sponsored the Farmland movie, held essay contests and made the organization's presence in the community.

To download and listen to the NDFB Newsline audio about the week, click here.

For more highlights, go to the NDFB Farm Bureau Week page.

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