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PAGE 6 THE PRESS FEBRUARY 12, 2014 Perfect attendance Photo: Larry Biri Above: Tim Nelson was recognized at the Tom's Lounge 20th annual outdoor curling event in Forest River, N.D. held Feb. 7-9 as the only curler to have participated in the event for all 20 years. Northern Pulse Growers Association wraps up 21st Annual Convention MINOT, N.D. -- The Northern Pulse Growers As- At Tuesday's NPGA Awards Luncheon, Chad Lee sociation's Annual Convention took place on Janu- ary 27th and 28th, 2014 at the Holiday Inn-River- side, Minot, ND. Despite the weather conditions, more than 150 people were in attendance to hear the latest in in crop production, marketing and re- search. Featured speakers included Leon Osborne, reporting on the weather, Michael Baron speaking on "Keeping the Family Farm in the Family" and a cooking demonstration by Chef Matt Lauders along with other informative presentations given by NDSU & MSU Researchers such as Brian Jenks, NDSU; Ed Davis, MSU; Kevin McPhee, NSDU and Chris Augustine, NSDU. A 2014 Crop Insurance up- date was given by Steve Junghans of USDA/RMA and a Crop Marketing Outlook by Frayne Olson, NDSU. Board elections were held during the annual busi- ness meeting, Beau Anderson, Williston, ND and Jon Stoner, Harve, MT were re-elected" to continue to serve another 3 year term in At Large positions, and Steve Miner, Richland MT was re-elected to serve another 3 year term for District I. of MT Dept. of Ag was presented with the Industry Excellence Award, Richard & Darlene Fulton, Riclh- land MT were presented with the Producer Exce:l- lence Award and Dr. Mary Burrows, MSU Plaint Pathologist was presented with the Researcher Ex- cellence Award. During the NPGA board re-organizational meet- ing the following were elected as officers: Beau An- derson, Williston, ND, President; Steve Miner, Richland, MT, Vice-President; Chris Westergard, Dagmar, MT, Treasurer, and Jerry Schillinger, Cir- cle, MT, Secretary. Addition members of the NPGA board include Mark Schmidt, Tioga, ND; Paul Bemtson, Adams, ND; Kristian Sorum, Flaxton, ND; Mark Hardy, Beach, ND; Chad Doheny, Dutton, MT; and Jon Stoner, Havre, MT. North Dakota and Montana, which are the two top pulse producing states, account for 73 percent of dry peas, 79 percent of lentils and 10 percent of chick- peas, making it the largest pulse producing region in the United States. International Crop Expo Set for Feb. 19-20 in Grand Forks GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The annual International Crop Expo will be held Feb. 19-20 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The two-day agricultural show offers concurrent educational seminars developed and present- ed by the North Dakota State Uni- versity and University of Min- nesota Extension Services and in- dustry leaders. The sessions will feature the small-grain, soybean, dry bean and potato programs. Seminars will begin both days at 9 a.m. and end at 12:10 p.m. Small-grain topics are: • Protein and nitrogen study re- sults and introduction to the va- riety selection Web tool • Diseases to watch for in 2014 • Herbicide resistance • Farm management strategies for innovative producers • Tissue testing wheat and sul- fur response in wheat and corn production • Remote sensing and infield sensing • Spray tip selection • Marketing the 2013 and 2014 crops • Soybean and dry bean topics are: • High oleic soybeans • Implications of ghost salini- ty on cropping systems • Grain storage and manage- ment • • Getting a handle on corn diseases • Historic and projected edible bean gains in the U.S. • Marketing soybeans and dry beans • Soybean and dry bean update • Farm bill update Potato program topics are: • Updates from the National Potato Council, U.S. Potato Board and United Potato Growers of America • Chloropicrin soil fumigation I " I Potato research featured at conference on Feb. 18 The Northern Plains Potato Growers Association's Research Reporting Conferencewill be held on Feb. 18 at the Alerus Cen- ter in Grand Forks. During the meeting, potato researchers from Nolth Dakota State University and the University of Minnesota will present the re- sults of last year's research. "This is a great opportunity for growers, industry representa- tives and others involved in potato production to learn about the latest research results," says Andy Robinson, NDSU Extension Service potato agronomist. Registration for the conference begins at 8 a.m. on Feb. 18. Topics are: • Aphid alert and assessing regional resistance to Colorado po, tato beetle • Skin set management in red potatoes through fertility and vine kill practices • U.S. Department of Agriculture potato research worksite up- date on screening U.S. potato breeding clones for superior stor- age and processing characteristics • U of M potato breeding update • Validation of the glyphosate testing kit • NDSU potato breeding and genetics update • Silver scurf management trials • Evaluation of nitrogen source and rate on tuber yield and qual- ity in old and new potato fields • Sensitivity ofalternaria solani to fungicides • Potato agronomy update Continuing education credits will be available for certified crop advisers. The meeting is free, but those wishing to participate are asked to preregister by calling the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association at (218) 773-3633 or emailing dpey- cke@nppga.org.The lunch is sponsored by Bremer Bank. prografns • New approach to increased payable yield in potatoes using re- juvenate • North Dakota and Minneso- ta certified seed reports • Reasons for bacterial soft rot problems in 2013 • Doing something different with ring rot control • Better adjuvants for improved weed control • Understanding potato growth and development and how it af- fects management practices Vendors will be displaying their products. The expo .is open to the public and free. Preregis- tration is not required. Continuing education credits will be available for certified crop advisers. For more information, go to http://cropexpo.com/index.html. Farm Rescue accepting applications:, for 2014 spring planting 00assistance' JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting and harvesting as- sistance free of charge to farm families who have ex- perienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, is now accepting planting applications from farmers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and east- em Montana. Farm Rescue assisted 50 farm families in 2013 and plans to assist a similar number of fami- lies as available funding and volunteer staffing allows. "Now is the time for farmers to apply for planting assistance. Priority consideration will be given to ap- plications received by April lst," said Bill Gross, founder & president. "Friends and neighbors may also anony- mously refer a family that is in need of assistance since some families are hesitant to ask for assistance them- selves." Farm Rescue is proud to introduce a Sponsor-A- Volunteer program, which will provide an avenue for potential donors to help further the nonprofit organi- zation's mission of assisting farm families who have experienced unexpected crises. By making a donation via check or Farm Rescue's website, anyone can c0n:' tribute to the important work of the good-hearted, com- passionate volunteers. "We are requesting people to consider helping us off- set some volunteer costs, which in tum will allow Farm Rescue to mobilize more volunteers," said Bill Gross, founder & president. "By sponsoring a volunteer, you are helping us assist more farm families who have ex- perienced major injury, illness or natural disaster." Farm Rescue was founded in 2006 and has helped more than 250 families since its inception. The orga- nization's mission is to help farmers who have expe- rienced a major illness, injury, or natural disaster by pro- viding the necessary equipment and manpower to plant or harvest their crop. Farm Rescue helps farm families in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Minneso- ta, and Iowa. Applications are currently being accept- ed for the 2014 planting season, which can be obtained at 701-252-2017 or www.farmrescue.org. Sponsor- A-Volunteer donations may be mailed to: Farm Res- cue, PO. Box 1100, Jamestown, ND. 58402 Reach all of North Dakota with Your classified ad will appear in all 90 N0rtll Dakota daily and weekly newspapers for only Call your newspaper or 1-866-685-8889 ........ ' HELP WANTED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL 4:30 p.m. 2/21/2014 for vacancy of LAMOURE COUNTY AUDITOR. Position changed to ap- pointed rather than elected. 40 hour work week; Minimum pay rate: $19.89/hour. Appli- cations available: Auditor, 202 4,th Ave NE, PO Box 128, LaMoure, ND 58458. Questions? Deputy Auditor, Jan Hamlin 70"1- 883-6045. HEALTHCARE JOBS. Now hiring: RN's, LPN's/LVN's, CNA's, Med Aides. $2,000 Bonus - Free Gas. Call AACO at 800-656-4414 Ext. 17. H & H ELECTRIC, Inc. a local established electrical company in Williston, ND is seeking Journeymen and Experienced Apprentice Elec- tricians. Oil & gas industry experience a plus! Competitive pay and benefits. 701-774-1001. CENTRAL N.D. DIRT and field drain tile contractor seeking dependable individuals. Full time employment. No long distance work. Sleep in your own bed. 701-341-0454 / king- dom@daktel.com HELP WANTED: Individual to report feeder cattle auction at Napoleon Livestock on sale day in season. Contract work with State of North Dakota-USDA. Basic computer skills helpful, cattle knowledge a must. If interested in part-time work call Justin at 605-228-5202. FULL-TIME PERSON (12 months/yr) for grain elevator construction and repair work in western ND. Should be mechanically inclined with good driving record. $18/hr start plus 100% paid health insurance, pension, vacation and holiday pay. Travel and lodging provided when away from home base.. 5 day/50 hour work week. Western Builders Inc, Berthold, ND 701-453-3472. PHILLIPS & JORDAN, INIC., has an im- mediate need for a Roustabout, Roustabout Pusher/Foreman, Facility Roustabout Super- visor, Lowboy Driver, Hydro Excavator Driver/Operator and Side Dump Driver in Williston, ND. Interested candidates should re- view the full job description on our careers section of our website and may apply on line at www.pandj.com or in person at 5060 142 Av- enue NW, Williston, ND 58801. Phillips & Jor- dan Inc. encourages women and minorities to apply. Phillips & Jordan, Inc. is an Equal Op- portunity Employer and a Certified Drug Free Workplace Employer. JOIN ONE HOUR Heating and Air/Ben- jamin Franklin Plumbing. We are hiring jour- neyman plumber and HVAC installer in Fargo, ND. We offer competitive pay and compre- hensive benefits. Call Darin today 218-791- 1740. Ύ AND ONE TON diesel pickup owner op- erators wanted in Portal, North Dakota. Must have passport and clear criminal background. $1.50 per mile US currency. 866-764-1601 or www.foremosttransport.com BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FLATEN'S ALIBI BAR: Turn-key bar lo- cated on Main Street in Park River, ND. Seri- ous inquiries preferred. Call 701-331-2176 af- ter 4 p.m. WANTED TO BUY CASH CASH in advance. Turn your old machinery, vehicles and scrap iron into cash. No job too big. Snow is not a problem. Call 701-202-8397. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE NORTH DAKOTA FARMLAND values are at all time highs! Contact Kevin Pifer 701-238- 5810 (kpifer@pifers.com) for Free Farmland Valuation Land Auctions & Farmland Manage- ment Services. www.pifers.com WANTED: MINERAL INTERESTS/Oil & Gas Leases - Experienced Family Owned Oil Production & Exploration Co. We'll Help You Monetize Your Mineral Assets. Send details to P.O. 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