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Agricultural Products Utilization Commission

Type of Board: Policy Making Created by: NDCC 4-14.1
Voting Members: 10 Other Members: 1
Non-Voting Members: 0  
Length of Terms: 2 years Pay/Benefits:
Frequency of Meetings: Quarterly for 2 days Licensing Board:
Address: 1600 East Century Avenue, Suite 2, Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 701-328-5350
Fax: 701-328-5320
Website: www.ndapuc.com
Email: jfschneider@nd.gov
The Commission's duties include to apply for, accept, and expend any appropriation, grant, gift, or service made available from public or private sources. The Commission administers a cooperative marketing grant program designed to encourage agricultural producers groups to develop innovative marketing strategies and it adopts rules to implement this grant program. The Commission also administers a farm diversification grant program designed to stimulate and foster diversification and innovation and to encourage value-added processing. Of the members, four are actively engaged in farming, of whom three are appointed by the governor and one appointed by the commissioner of agriculture; two are actively engaged in business and appointed by the governor. The commissioner of agriculture; director of Economic Development and Finance; president of North Dakota State University, or their designees, also serve.

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Bismarck, ND 58505-0001
Phone: 701.328.2200 Fax: 71.328.2205