The North Dakota Grain Dealers Association's 110th Annual Convention & Industry Show ... Jan. 15-17 ... Fargo, ND

The North Dakota Grain Dealers Association (2417 North University Drive, Suite A, Fargo, ND 58102-1820) will hold its 110th Annual Convention & Industry Show at the Fargo, ND Holiday Inn on January 15-17, 2023.

Approximately 500 people are expected for the event, consisting of grain elevator managers, farmers, grain industry personnel, suppliers and spouses.

The meeting includes educational sessions, business meetings, and a trade show of 78 companies providing products and services to the grain industry.

Program topics and speakers include:

  • Effects of Recent Economic Changes on Grain Industry- Dave Juday, Founder and Principal, The Juday Group
  • Weather Outlook for 2023- John Baranick, Ag Meteorologist, DTN
  • Basics of Board Governance- Frayne Olson, Director, NDSU Quentin Burdick Center for Coops
  • What Has Happened to the Agribusiness Insurance Market?- Scott Aukes, President, Assured Partners Agribusiness

The Association is governed by a 9-man Board of elevator managers and merchandisers from around the state. Current Association officers, directors, and staff are:

  • Alex Richard, Casselton, President
  • Jeremy Burkhart, Minot, 1st Vice President
  • Dan Mostad, Berthold, 2nd Vice President
  • Joe Peterson, Bowbells, Director
  • Mark Hovland, Fessenden, Director
  • Eric Larson, Oakes, Director
  • Eric Berge, Jamestown, Director
  • Kayla Burkhart, Surrey, Director
  • Levi Hall, Williston, Director
  • Sean Slowinski, Bisbee, Director
  • Stu Letcher, Fargo, Executive Vice President
  • Odie Scheel, Fargo, Office Manager
  • Dave Nelson, Halstad, MN, Safety & Health Director
  • Sue Benson, Fargo, Office Assistant