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Soybeans- Growing an Important Commodity for North Dakota
Edwin Erickson Jr., national director for the state of North Dakota on the American Soybean Association Board of Directors and soybean farmer from Milnor, ND, and Nancy Johnson, executive director of the North Dakota Soybean Growers Association provide some insights into the soybean industry and the organizations who represent the soybean growers and work to improve the prosperity of soybean grower members and of the entire soybean industry.
Randal Coon is a research specialist with NDSU's Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics. He discusses an economic tool used to measure a community's retail trade performance.
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