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Northern Crops Institute Receives Service to Exporters Award

Date Posted: April 13, 2012

Fargo, ND—Northern Crops Institute (NCI) received the 2011 Service to Exporters Award at the 2012 Global Business Connections Conference in Fargo, N.D., on April 11.

The award was presented by North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple, on behalf of the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO).

The NDTO Service to Exporters Award is an accolade given to one organization which demonstrates exceptional commitment to supporting North Dakota exporters and increasing the state’s international business.

The award was accepted by John Crabtree, NCI Assistant Director.

Mark Weber, NCI Director, comments, “Since Northern Crops Institute opened its doors in 1983, we have been blessed with an outstanding staff.

"In addition, the success of NCI is largely due to the partners we have in the regional commodity groups and university scientific communities.

"I would like to thank them all for their outstanding contributions to the Northern Crops Institute.”

“NCI has consistently provided opportunities for North Dakota exporters through their significant exposure to buyers and processors around the world,” says Dean Gorder, executive director of the North Dakota Trade Office.

“The North Dakota Trade Office looks forward to continuing and expanding this great relationship,” he concludes.

The conference, which was sponsored by the North Dakota Trade Office and its network of international business partners, included an exhibition and seminars addressing global marketing, organizing for global growth, market assessment, export finance and risk mitigation.

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