Hoeven Drought Tour With USDA Officials

June 30 2021 11:30 aaa

On Wednesday and Thursday, June 30 – July 1, Senator John Hoeven, Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, will hold a series of meetings across North Dakota with officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to review drought conditions and gather input from agriculture producers.

Hoeven is hosting both Risk Management Agency (RMA) Acting Administrator Richard Flournoy and Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Zach Ducheneaux for the discussions, which will take place in Mandan and Minot on Wednesday, and in Carrington and Argusville on Thursday. The details of the meetings are as follows:


Mandan Drought Meeting

            When:              Wednesday, June 30

                                    11:30 a.m. CT                                  

           Where:               USDA Agricultural Research Service

                                    South Grazing Research Unit

                                    2 miles south of 1701 10th Ave SW

                                    West side of the highway



Minot Drought Meeting 

            When:              Wednesday, June 30

                                    3:00 p.m. CT                                   

           Where:              North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension

                                    5400 Highway 83 South



Carrington Drought Meeting 

            When:              Thursday, July 1

                                    10:30 a.m. CT                                   

           Where:              NDSU Agriculture Extension Center

                                    663 Hwy 281 N



Argusville Drought Meeting 

            When:              Thursday, July 1

                                    2:30 p.m. CT                                 

           Where:              Argusville Community Center

                                    107 Northern Dr.