Food and Ag

  • Letter: Factory hog farm threatens Devils Lake

    By Daril Rainesalo on Oct 16, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. Taylor Aasmundstad and Daniel Julson, owners of the proposed confined hog factory, do you realize what you’re doing to the Devils...

  • News Release: DRC Sets Farm Bill Priorities for 2018

    August 11, 2017 Family farm group releases 2018 Farm Bill Priorities Calls for policies to cap payments and produce fair market structures For Immediate Release: August 11, 2017 Contact: Jeri Lynn...

  • Now hiring an Ag & Food Organizer!

    JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Field Organizer Growing, nationally recognized grassroots group hiring a field organizer to work with people building sustainable family-operated agriculture and food efforts. Dakota Resource Council (DRC), North Dakota’s only home-grown,...

  • Measure 1 FAILS by More Than 75%

    With Measure 1 Failure, DRC Applauds North Dakotans for Mobilizing and Rejecting Corporate Farming FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2016 BISMARCK, ND— DRC members and allies celebrated a victory on Tuesday...

  • Ag Author John Ikerd to speak in four ND cities May 17-19

    Sustainable Ag Author to Speak in Four Cities Ahead of June 14 Vote on Corporate Farming BISMARCK, ND— Dakota Resource Council (DRC) will host world-renowned agricultural author and speaker Dr. John...

  • Heritage Center Hosts Discussion on Northern Lights Docu-Drama – KFYR TV

    September 20, 2015 KFYR-TV Heritage Center Hosts Discussion on Northern Lights Docu-Drama  by Max Grossfeld The Nonpartisan League, formed in 1915, was one of the strongest grassroots movements at the turn...

  • Nonpartisan League Topic of Docu-Drama – The Bismarck Tribune

    September 16, 2015  The Bismarck Tribune  Nonpartisan League Topic of Docu-Drama By Lauren Donovan A century ago, North Dakota’s early farmers rose up against the power of banks, railroads and grain...

  • RELEASE: DRC Disappointed ND U.S. Senators Compromise on COOL

    NEWS RELEASE – DRC Disappointed in US Senate Proposed Compromise on COOL 7.27.15 DRC Disappointed ND U.S. Senators Undermine Transparency in Where Food Comes From Bismarck, ND – Dakota Resource Council...

  • Family Farms the Future – Pierce County Tribune

    July 2, 2015 Pierce County Tribune – Family Farms are the Future of Agriculture by Fred Kirschenmann Fred Kirschenmann Biography My family owns a farm near Medina, and we now are transitioning...