Reflecting on the past year, North Dakota Ag Commissioner Doug Goehring said it was profitable for farmers, even with difficult conditions. “Farmers have reaped some of the rewards with higher commodity prices, but operating costs are also insanely expensive.” Goehring is optimistic about the future with value-added agriculture picking up steam in the state. “We had some fantastic announcements in 2022 with processing facilities setting up shop in North Dakota.” The soy crush projects in Spiritwood, Casselton and Grand Forks and the corn wet milling project in Grand Forks were cited.
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