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Ward County barley, corn and sunflower growers are encouraged to vote in the election for a county representative to each of the three commodity boards on Jan. 18.
Elections will be held at 1 p.m. at the NDSU North Central Research Extension Center, 5400 Highway 83 S in Minot. The elections will be held under the supervision of Paige Brummund, Ward County Extension Officer.
The North Dakota Barley Council was established in 1983 by statute to facilitate the production, development, marketing and promotion of barley.
Each person, owner, tenant, husband and / or wife who planted barley in 2021 or intends to plant barley in 2022 and who has not claimed any barley tax refund in during the past year (except for duplicate payments), has the right to vote and may be a candidate.
The North Dakota Corn Utilization Council was established in 1991 by statute to facilitate the production, development, marketing and promotion of corn. A voting corn grower is any person who plants or causes to be planted a crop of corn in which the person has a stake, with the intention that at maturity the crop will be harvested in the next available growing season or immediately preceding. Producers must reside in the county and have not applied for a corn rebate in the previous year.
The Oilseeds Council was created by legislation to facilitate the production, development, marketing and promotion of sunflower, safflower, rapeseed or canola, flax and crambe. Each person, owner, tenant, husband and / or wife, who has planted sunflowers in 2021 or intends to plant sunflowers in 2022 and is a participating grower who resides in Ward County, if present in person, has the right to vote and is eligible to be a candidate.