North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum challenged attendees at Thursday’s groundbreaking event to find ways to remove barriers for agriculture to bring more animal agriculture to the state. “Whether you’re building a turkey barn, a chicken operation or a dairy operation, it costs millions of dollars,” said Burgum. “Rules in the state do not allow two unrelated farmer neighbors to put the capital together to create this kind of operation.” That’s a challenge State Senator Terry Wanzek is thinking about ahead of the next legislative session. “Visiting with a few other legislators attending the groundbreaking, they’d like to sit down and visit again about that and see what can be done.”
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